YESTERDAY, WE FOUND A HINT OF FALL – Marilyn Armstrong

RDP Saturday – FALL Yesterday, in the rain driving to the doctor, we kept looking for fall. We could see touches of it here and there, but given that it is already the end of September, it should have been everywhere. But today, with the temperature just right. The rain has finally finished and the sun … Continue reading YESTERDAY, WE FOUND A HINT OF FALL – Marilyn Armstrong

GOLDENROD, BEES, AND SPIDERS – Marilyn Armstrong

Goldenrod, a Bee, and a Spider The goldenrod is blooming and it's lovely. I can hardly stop sneezing when I'm near it, but a long lens really helps a lot. Although to be fair, nothing entirely stops the sneezing, the gritty eyes, and the hoarse voice. They come with the territory of pollen. Whoever said … Continue reading GOLDENROD, BEES, AND SPIDERS – Marilyn Armstrong

AUTUMN COMES TO NEW ENGLAND – #WRITEPHOTO – Marilyn Armstrong

Autumn Comes to New England - #writephoto It is the end of September. Normally, we would be wrapped in the bright leaf colors for which New England is justly famous. Not so far. We were at Manchaug a few days ago and everything was green.  We always look for the first color of the year … Continue reading AUTUMN COMES TO NEW ENGLAND – #WRITEPHOTO – Marilyn Armstrong

HOW A FORTUNE TELLER RUINED MY GRANDFATHER’S LIFE – BY ELLIN CURLEY

My father was a scientist and a very rational man. He didn’t believe in religion or have any superstitions, except one. He told me to never, ever go to a fortune-teller. He had a logical reason. HIS father had told him an eerie story about HIS experience with a fortune-teller, which had haunted him throughout … Continue reading HOW A FORTUNE TELLER RUINED MY GRANDFATHER’S LIFE – BY ELLIN CURLEY

SQUARE UP ARIZONA SUNSET – Marilyn Armstrong

ARIZONA SUNSETS - Marilyn Armstrong I was amazed at the sunsets everywhere in Arizona. Maybe it was because it never rained, but the colors were amazing. Just when I thought they couldn't be better, the subsequent night would be even more extraordinary. And so it went from one night to the next night, glorious sunset … Continue reading SQUARE UP ARIZONA SUNSET – Marilyn Armstrong