I Knit September into Your Scarf

I knit September into your scarf, The cool nights, the warm days. The sun over my shoulder Dancing through the leaves.   I knit September into your scarf, The school bells, the rainstorms, The wind sending down torrents Of needles like hail.   I knit September into your scarf, The harvest moon, the perfect sunshine, … Continue reading I Knit September into Your Scarf

There’s Something Magical about Leaf Blowing

It’s the end of fall, when leaves cling to purple-brown driveways like slugs, their soggy suction aiding their invasion, papering over sidewalks and barked garden beds. The only manual means of removing them involves scraping and brushing, shoving and dragging, to the detriment of all that lies beneath. And then along comes a leaf-blower. The … Continue reading There’s Something Magical about Leaf Blowing