Late summer flowers and morning light. With coffee.

The world is wonderfully photogenic from now until winter comes. Barring bad luck or unfortunate weather, I have more pictures waiting for my attention on my drives and chips than time to process them. Tonight, it’s a blue moon.

I don’t know if I will be able to get a clear shot through the canopy of trees … or if it will be clear enough to shoot at all, but I’m going to try. Meanwhile, though … the weather has been wonderful all week. Amazing. Perfect. Bright, beautiful, warm with just that hint of Autumn around the corner.

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This was one of the mornings where I had a camera in hand before my first cup of coffee. It’s a little complicated shooting garden flowers and drinking coffee at the same time. Sooner or later, you have to put the cup down somewhere and use two hands.

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Coffee is more than my morning beverage. It’s a ritual, the substance I shamelessly abuse. The smell of coffee brewing calls to me, luring me from wherever I may be to the kitchen. I have my personal cups. With fitted lids. I got tired of replacing keyboards. Now, everything I drink from, coffee or otherwise, has a lid.\

It has saved me, my computers and my clothing.

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Haven’t lost a keyboard in an entire year. It’s a personal best.

The morning light issues called me more insistently than coffee. First to the deck, then down my brand new steps to the garden.

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I love the feel of the old wood deck under my feet and will happily risk splinters for the sensual pleasure of that old wood. And I love my new steps!

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Summer is drawing to its end. I hate to waste any of it. If I could, I’d be out with the camera from first light until exhaustion or dark, whichever came first. This was a very good day. Maybe tomorrow will be a good day too.



Categories: Blackstone Valley, Life, Nature, Personal, photo, Photography, Seasons, Summer

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  1. Great post, I love my morning coffee, cant start the day without it. Great pictures too. I’m sorry that summers leaving where you are. Its coming at my end and I’m so excited 🙂

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    • This has been a very lovely summer. Except for a couple of extremely hot weeks, the weather has been relatively low humidity and comfortably warm, not ohmyGod hot. If it stayed like this 12 months a year, I’d be happy.

      As for coffee: God took 6 days to create the earth, one more to sleep it off. On the 8th day, he created coffee. And he was pleased.

      This time of year around here, you can feel the summer beginning to slip away. Time to get done all that stuff you need to finish before it starts snowing. Sometimes, we get snow as early as September … other years, not a flake until January. But usually, early December will herald the first big snow and it just keeps going through early March. Soon, we get our reward for sticking with New England: autumn.

      Thanks for liking my post 🙂

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