Sunday, November 01, 2015


However was I so lucky to come back to such beautiful weather?

I'm up to let the cheepers out. Oh, the colors of Fall!

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But look -- it's my Giverny corner! My gaura is blooming as hard as theirs!

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And so are the potted annuals that line the walkway to the farmhouse.

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Breakfast in the sunroom.

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The girls run up to the farmhouse to see if I'm ready to share bread with them.  The pinwheels whirl and dance to my delight and their indifference.

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In the afternoon, Ed and I go for a walk to our local arboretum. I would say that it is Madison's best park. And in the same way that Warsaw's Lazienki and Paris's Luxembourg Gardens delivered the colors, so does the Arobretum!

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Here's a little girl studying the colors. Not Snowdrop, but a beautiful moment nonetheless.

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We need a selfie!

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In the late afternoon I have the great fortune to meet up with my friend, who does not live these days in Madison, but comes here nonetheless because of family connections. By the time I'm done reviewing my past worries and dilemmas with her and she has put forth hers with me, the light has faded and the skies are very dark.

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I come home to an ever patient Ed ("Dinner's going to be late tonight, honey") and a World Series baseball game. However much I love my bits and pieces of Poland, I do also appreciate a good World Series game.