Tag Archives: season

Autumn Coming: Time For Pumpkin Flavored Everything

We recently had the first crisp evening that hinted at the changes to come, that feeling in the air that native Westsylvanians recognize as “a Football Night.” In the verges, the annual flora are showing wear, the color of goldenrod … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, My Friends

Another year, another Christmas, another opportunity to thank those of you who make time in their days to see what kind of drivel I’ve posted this time, and also to those of you–and I know that in many cases you … Continue reading

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Eleven Years Ago…

…we bought a particularly nice tree from this unsavory character. I made the mistake of saying, “hey, toss me that tree over there…” Opps. Man, does time go fast. The semi-feral six-year old ragamuffin making sure the tree is safely … Continue reading

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Memeday:Deer Day

Because there just aren’t very may funny hunting memes… …and, frankly, I just didn’t feel like trying that hard.

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Mobula Rays Fly, Fly Away

This is awesome, but don’t take my word for it.  Look for yourself. According to the narrative on Fuzzysnail.com… “Mobula rays aka flying rays are also known as the devil fish of the ocean. They are similar in appearance to … Continue reading

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New Year Reflections: Love & Christmas Cards

I’m back, after a pleasant holiday hiatus disguised somewhat by the magic of scheduled posts.  It’s time to write again, and it’s time to catch up reading on A LOT of blogs (yours probably among them, if you’re reading this) … Continue reading

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Wednesday Words of Wisdom: Stephen Fry

Christmas to a child is the first terrible proof that to travel hopefully is better than to arrive.– Stephen Fry

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My Favorite Christmas Recordings #1 Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme: That Holiday Feeling

Bitter, cynical, and borderline misanthropic for most of the year, I reform for the holiday season and from mid-November to the last minute of Epiphany I’m all about the season.  Readers of Old Road Apples will find themselves under a … Continue reading

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My Favorite Christmas Recordings #3 Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas

Bitter, cynical, and borderline misanthropic for most of the year, I reform for the holiday season and from mid-November to the last minute of Epiphany I’m all about the season.  Readers of Old Road Apples will find themselves under a … Continue reading

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My Favorite Christmas Recordings #4 Chieftans Christmas: The Bells of Dublin

Bitter, cynical, and borderline misanthropic for most of the year, I reform for the holiday season and from mid-November to the last minute of Epiphany I’m all about the season.  Readers of Old Road Apples will find themselves under a … Continue reading

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