Dreary Days of November

“Don’t eat those yet!” I say to the Fisherman just before he takes a bite. He puts it down and shakes his head at me. 

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Last night I see these pears and knew tomorrow’s forecast was rainy, dreary and overcast.   Rainy, dreary overcast days are one of my favorite forecasts for dreamy dark and moody light. 

Oh, my!  Be still my heart.  How I love this moody light of November. 

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Gifts

reaching goals

photographing  many beautiful faces

fall colors

hiking

laughs over the phone with my son far away

dark, dreary days

new friends

see her happy face running to the car after dance class

 

 

 

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Figs on the brain

Figs . . . 

I haven’t been able to get them out of my mind.

Not because I like to eat them . . . I just wanted to photograph them.  fig pumkn logo

It’s crazy I know but, sometimes I can think of anything else but . . what I will photograph next. . . what will look most beautiful in the view of my little 35mm. 

and even though at times I just can’t get to the photograph yet 

I think about it. 

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So for the past month, anytime I went into a store, the first thing I was in of search of were FIGS.

I had the Best Nana, Lucy and that other sister of mine looking, looking, looking 

for Figs

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Figs on the brain 

No one could find them. 

I thought maybe I missed them. . . an internet search told me the time was just not right for the South but,  they were coming. 

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So I waited until they came. 

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1001 Gifts

505.) cooler days

506.) when the youngest one says, “I love school”

507.) long over due dinners with Good Friends

508.) up coming birthdays

509.) fruit bowl full

508.) longer nights

509.) flowers for a salad

510.) good deeds I’m invited to and orchestrated by our oldest

511.) good health for the best Nana

512.) peaceful house

513.) time to post

514.) an old dog always happy to see me

515.) refrigerator full

516.) kids working hard towards the next thing

517.) time