Farewell, Dear Reader

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

I have always loved fall. Despite the upcoming dark of winter (another favorite time for me), fall always seems like a fresh start — I’m sure it’s related to the school year beginning. It’s the time to get organized, to make new lists, and climb new mountains. Last year at this time, I was turning in revisions, ramping up for Pitch Wars (I was a mentor), and diving into my year…


Deb Susan’s Pumpkins Have Adjustment Issues

I’m aware the “creepy Halloween” posts don’t technically come along for a couple of weeks, but when I think of autumn my thoughts will always turn to Halloween and my son. I’ve always loved the time of year when pumpkins return to the markets, pumpkin seeds toast in the oven, and jack-o-lanterns can take their place on the porch without weirding out the neighbors (much…) My childhood autumns were filled…

Thursday, October 18, 2012

For Deb Dana, Heaven is an Apple Cider Doughnut

Have you ever eaten an apple cider doughnut? If the answer is yes, let’s talk. If the answer is no, you should probably get up from your computer right now and find one because you are missing out on one of life’s great pleasures. For several autumns when I was young, my parents would take my brother and I apple picking at Highland Orchards in West Chester, PA, along with…

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Deb Kerry Gets Poetic in the Fall

A VAGABOND SONG THERE is something in the autumn that is native to my blood— Touch of manner, hint of mood; And my heart is like a rhyme, With the yellow and the purple and the crimson keeping time.   The scarlet of the maples can shake me like a cry Of bugles going by. And my lonely spirit thrills To see the frosty asters like a smoke upon the…

Monday, October 15, 2012