Haiku My Heart Friday
October 15, 2010Haiku My Heart Friday was started by my friend Rebecca. See more photos and read Haiku from all over at her blog, recuerda mi corazon.
This Fall season has brought so many beautiful photos of the Autumn colors and words to match that speak of harvest and the end of one season as it transforms into another. I thought I'd bring back a memory of last Summer before the temperature dips down below zero and we are knee deep in snow.
|Moments after a quick moving Summer thunderstorm, the view from our deck, searching for that Pot O' Gold|
See the pot of gold
At the end of the rainbow
In my own back yard
I was out riding my motorcycle yesterday, and I probably will again tomorow and through the weekend. This activity, done comfortably weatherwise at this time of year where I live, is sometimes sheer fantasy. After all, hockey season has started, the leaves are all but stripped off the trees and as I type this, a mouse or some such creature, is making so much noise scurrying across the floor hiding dog food nuggets in the kitchen above my head that one might think it is a herd of elephants trampling through the jungle! Maybe I should alert the cats from their slumber and see if they can earn their next meal.
While taking a coffee break from our late season motorcycle adventure, sitting in the bright sunshine and basking in the glow, I did see a landscape company assembling the snow plows to their trucks in anticipation of what's to come. I consulted the Farmer's Almanac and found their prediction for a very cold but dry Winter forecast to start next month. That prognostication is for the Great Lakes region. Looks like snowshoe sales will plummet this year.
In the meantime, I'll let this photo remind us of the two months of steady heat and humidity we had this past Summer and the thunderstorms that moved through the neighborhoods of the upper midwest. Now if there only was a real pot of gold, it would be there for the taking, and I wouldn't even mention Winter.