My Lunch and Afternoon at Grogg’s Green Barn

I’m backtracking a bit for this blog post; the later half of last week was so busy, I didn’t get a chance to do a blog on my prize lunch at Grogg’s Green Barn. It was last Thursday – a gray, overcast October afternoon-turned-autumn monsoon with yet another heavy rainstorm for the year. But before the downpour hit, I had a nice time out; I really enjoyed my lunch

Friday the 13th Full Harvest Moon

The only thing that sounds more magickal and spookier than a full moon on a Friday the 13th…is a full moon on Friday the 13th in October. But a full Harvest Moon in September is quite enchanting in its own right and it’s no surprise this eerie lunar event made headlines. My Friday the 13th…

September at the Fens

Fall isn’t officially here yet and the weather keeps reminding us of that lovely little fact. But before the 90-degree weather settled in for the day, my sister and I took a little trip this morning to the park by where I work. I call this place “The Fens” because of the marshy pond that…

A Look Back: My Past Fall Photography

I’ve been taking a break from writing and working on my website, I had been doing so much lately with blog posts and pages, and I felt I could use a rest from it. But with the (much anticipated) approach of autumn, now is a good time for a little throwback to some of my…

The Name of My Affliction

It was something I was used to doing every year – visiting my grandparents’ grave. It was an annual family tradition of ours to each year visit the veterans’ cemetery and have a picnic lunch afterwards. The “afterwards” was always my favorite part, because, although I never wanted to seem disrespectful or uncaring, I felt…