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SENIORS: LOOKING FOR THE GOLD AND RED

Sep 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

With autumn upon us, we have begun our annual visual journey to locate the gold and red among the changing leaves on our land. We have already seen a proliferation of brown and yellow, prompted primarily by the severe drought in Texas. The trees, varieties of oak, sweetgum, dogwood have attempted these last several weeks to protect themselves. Leaves have been falling, earlier than usual. We still await the splotches of gold and red that add such color and beauty to the fall season.

On the Sunday before the first day of Autumn, the sound of rain on our metal roof was a welcome to the parched earth. The rain, while not abundant, was enough to create encouragement and the satisfaction that the trees and shrubbery were bowing in wonder at its coming.



Seniors Enjoy the Autumn of Their Lives

Sep 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Welcome Autumn! There are two seasons which seem to top out as favorites….they are autumn and spring, not counting winter and summer.

Autumn is replete with color and aromas and the sense of getting ready for another year to end. It is that in between time… between the lazy days of summer (if ever that were true) and the season of holidays, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, the New Year (and, of course my birthday, which everyone celebrates on December 31).

There is something so remarkable about autumn… lyrics have made it so, movies have captured its visage, particularly when shot in the northeast, travel beckons to places and sites that embody the flavors of autumn: pumpkin soup and pie, cranberry, maple syrup, spiced cider and fresh apples, slabs of bacon, smores, cooked out of doors, calming pit