Category Archives: Weather and Seasons

For All the Saints and Cousins

We had another Halloweenie here on Blethen Street and although the weather was not ideal for little ghouls and goblins, I enjoyed a visit from six of them.  I handed out “Power Crunch” kids protein snack bars.  And Moxie.  It … Continue reading

Posted in Abundance, Home, Weather and Seasons | Tagged , , , ,

A Palm Sunday Rumination

I first thought of calling today’s post “Symbols of Strength” because I’ve been reading about the D-Day Invasion, or Operation Overlord.  I would like to better understand the logistical details of this giant military operation.  How did it go from … Continue reading

Posted in Weather and Seasons | Tagged , , ,

Go In Peace

In 2012, I wrote a blog post about St. Patrick’s Day. You can read it here. I don’t think I would change anything about this post today except to add that the band Thin Lizzy was among the small list … Continue reading

Posted in Weather and Seasons | Tagged , , ,

Because of the Russians

While sitting in my idling Jeep last week, waiting to go through the car wash, a Gordon Sumner (Sting) song came on satellite radio. “In Europe and America there’s a growing feeling of hysteria.  Conditioned to respond to all the … Continue reading

Posted in Weather and Seasons, You've Got Moxie! | Tagged , ,

Roll Out the Crap!

On Black Friday, I took a trip on the Amtrak Downeaster.  If you live in the vicinity of this lovely train, it behooves you to buy a ticket from time to time and ride the rails anywhere  south of Wells.  … Continue reading

Posted in Weather and Seasons | Tagged , ,

Early Autumn

On a day like today, it would be too easy to say my two favorite words in the English language are “early autumn.”  In the disquieting world of social media, this type of dramatic hyperbole abounds.  Nevertheless, after a few … Continue reading

Posted in Weather and Seasons | Tagged ,

The Social Season

David Patrick Columbia, the founder and editor of the New York Social Diary, mused last Friday that September is the “transition month to autumn with New Yorkers getting out again.”  He also mentioned today on his blog that his apartment … Continue reading

Posted in Cooking and Food, Weather and Seasons | Tagged , , , ,