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Most of these wild animals depart in autumn when the sun changes their beha

Most of these wild animals depart in autumn when the sun changes their behavior and they feel the urge to migrate or go off alone. While they are with us, however, they become characters in my books, articles, and stories.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Just take yourself back to September 2001. As that month went on, and as th

Just take yourself back to September 2001. As that month went on, and as that autumn unrolled, everybody wanted to do something. How can I help? Do you want my blood? Do you want money for the victims? I was a captain in the Marine Corps. I knew what I co
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

The World Series is played in my doubtless too-nostalgic imagination in som

The World Series is played in my doubtless too-nostalgic imagination in some kind of autumn afternoon light, and seeing it exclusively in the bitter chill of midnight breaks the spell of even the best of games.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

I put quite a few trees in last autumn. A lot of silver birch and a couple

I put quite a few trees in last autumn. A lot of silver birch and a couple of native trees - just generally doing gardening, putting plants in and hedges in. It takes quite a lot of time and I love it.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps

It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

In the spring of 1936, I was introduced by friends to Jean Tatlock. In the

In the spring of 1936, I was introduced by friends to Jean Tatlock. In the autumn, I began to court her. We were at least twice close enough to marriage to think of ourselves as engaged.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

A strangely reflective, even melancholy day. Is that because, unlike our co

A strangely reflective, even melancholy day. Is that because, unlike our cousins in the northern hemisphere, Easter is not associated with the energy and vitality of spring but with the more subdued spirit of autumn?
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer's best of w

By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.

Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

In spring they lie flat at the first warmth, they ruin my summer and in aut

In spring they lie flat at the first warmth, they ruin my summer and in autumn they smell of women.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Century-old records are the closest thing we have to a time machine. To lis

Century-old records are the closest thing we have to a time machine. To listen to the voice of Theodore Roosevelt or the piano playing of Claude Debussy is to feel the years falling away like autumn leaves from a maple tree.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

It's like going back to school. You know, autumn! Time for 'Harry Potter'.

It's like going back to school. You know, autumn! Time for 'Harry Potter'.
Posted 1 month, 3 weeks ago

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