The Official Chestnut

Apparently, it’s the first day of spring, even though the Spring Equinox is still a couple of weeks away. But here near Lake Geneva, the oracle has spoken – and that oracle is the Official Chestnut of the city, located in the Old Town’s lovely Promenade de la Treille. The apparition of the first leaf…

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Summer Farewell

A walk during the last evening of summer on the Autumn Equinox. The images aren’t as sharp as they could be, much like my memories of this long season. Welcome autumn, season of harvest and provision, of warm golden days and crisp evenings. A favorite season, the season of new seeds ready to be hardened…

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Seasonal Spiral

Summer doesn’t officially end in the Northern Hemisphere until September 22 this year. But as it is my official back-to-work day after a very long summer, I thought I’d put this Jim Denevan beach spiral up to remind myself that the tide that washes away also brings renewal and a fresh start.

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