Autumn mornings here are foggy. It seems, on first glance, that we are in for another cloudy day. A consultation with online weather reveals that it’s supposed to be clear. Then you realize that the hillside across the street is shrouded in mystery.
By ten o’clock the fog will have burned away and the day will indeed be sunny. Okay, the real reason for this post is I just really like these photos and wanted to share them with you. They were taken by my son Justin, who wanted a better background for his computer’s virtual desktop. (In my day, they called it wallpaper, but I’ve never seen wallpaper like this.) Justin is eleven. Digital cameras, so easy a child can use them. Here’s another one I like:
In the end, this may be the most important thing about frost: Frost slows us down. In spring, it tempers our eagerness. In fall, it brings closure and rest. In our gotta-go world–where every nanosecond seems to count–slowness can be a great gift. So rather than see Jack Frost as an adversary, you could choose to greet him as a friend.
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