First Day of Real Fall Weather

We had real clouds today – not fog – and it was a nice crisp fall day I did check weather in September, and while September and the first half of October usually is a lot more like Summer, we get these days where we get “teased” that Fall is on its way. Today was such a day, and I am loving it. We…

August Speeding Like a Freight Train

Just like last year, August is speeding by This year is (as Yogi Berra said) “like deja vu all over again”. Its hard to believe its already August 15. June and July moved at the normal Summer pace, but because I am working on a project that is due next Friday, I expected time to seem like it would “compress” – and it sure…

The Fall Harvest Season is Here (Happy Friday!)

The best Fall colors I have seen on the West Coast are right in my own back yard! I must have lucked out fall color wise – every year, the trees on my property offer so many different colors its like an “Autumn Museum”. I started looking for a decent Fall color photo – and they are all in my own photo folders and…

End of Fall in Orinda

The end of Fall in Orinda is pretty much just before Christmas, which is really cool for someone originally from the Northeast. Autumn can’t last long enough in my book.  

Ahhhh – Autumn in Northern California

The fall colors are starting to be stunning at my house – very rich this year indeed – deep orange and red, but a splash of yellow as well . . . Caught using a flash – at sunset Nearby trees – I have read that the West has better fall colors than the north east – where they say ts been a dud…