Tag Archives: autumn

One last Ode to Camp as October approaches

Outside the leaves are beginning to change and our taste buds now long for all-things pumpkin. Gone are the flip-flops and tank tops; in are the boots and bulky sweaters. It’s the time of year when I see familiar faces in passing and hear: “Have you guys closed up the camp yet?” “No, not yet. […]

Local Orchard Mistaken for Hollywood Set

Tucked between two goat stables, a local bluegrass trio provides background music on a warm autumn day at a bustling apple orchard. In appreciation of the tunes, a group of kids, including my 6-year-old daughter, Lexi, dance an interpretative-irish-step-ballet-hip-hop number. My view of this Disney-coated mosh-pit is mostly blocked as I sit at a nearby […]