Tag: fall colors

Autumn, My Favorite Season


I have always preferred Autumn to any other season. Summer heat does not agree with me, and I am always happy to feel the air become crisper, the clouds more defined, and even the days getting shorter. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, “fall colors” aren’t as widespread as in some other places because most trees are evergreen. But we do get some nice spots of color. Even my own backyard features a couple of Japanese Maple trees that turn a very pretty red in autumn. Ray nicknamed this one “Fluffy”:

Japanese maple in our backyard

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I generally do not read Ricochet to relax.  To be informed, to do my job as moderator, and occasionally laugh at a meme, sure, but generally the political content on Ricochet makes me violently angry.  When I want to de-stress, I turn to video games, particularly Minecraft. Minecraft is basically virtual Legos crossed with a […]

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