Autumn

Autumn Heralds

by Angeliska on September 24, 2012

The Oxblood Lilies are telling me it’s fall now – the autumnal equinox has crossed over us with candles lit, and the scent of burning cinnamon bark. I mean to have a Mabon feast for the Witches’ Thanksgiving, but it (…)

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Vultures + Persimmons

by Angeliska on November 26, 2010

Yesterday afternoon, we made the journey over hill and dale on the first of our familial holiday pilgrimages. I hear all the time complaints about the lack of seasons in Texas, and our pitiful lack of autumn – untrue, I (…)

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Huexoloti Honey

by Angeliska on November 26, 2009

(Photo by Red-Star) Turkeys are such strange birds. Ugly-beautiful, and regal-ridiculous. Have you ever seen one flying wild? It’s like a giant feathered cannonball shot through the woods. Hilarious and shocking. We saw wild turkeys in Osyka Springs, Mississippi when (…)

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Strange Season

by Angeliska on October 16, 2009

One of the many things I appreciate about Texas weather is the constant mercurial shifting between extremes. Honestly! I am, in so many ways, a creature of habit. I can easily get bogged down in work and routines, so perhaps (…)

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Russet + Bone

by Angeliska on November 28, 2008

Finally it’s beginning to feel like Fall- though short-lived as it is, the leaves everywhere are golden, flame-colored, russet and scarlet. Perhaps not as dramatically so as in other places, but I for one am pleased. I would really rather (…)

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