Seasonal Odds and Ends

So it’s the end of October – one of my favourite times of the year.  It’s been gorgeous this weekend – ‘Chamber-of-Commerce Weather’ as they say – cloudless blue skies and cool mornings (which have blossomed into near-record high temperature afternoons). In memory of our recent trip to Germany, we’re having Sauerbraten and Kartoffelklöße for…

It’s Still Fall

So I’ve finally been able to cull through the photos we took on our October trip to Boston, New York, New England, and Canada.  While these definitely look like Fall, and the calendar says mid-November, it feels anything but autumnal here in Austin.  As I type outside on my deck (with my glass of Folie à…

It’s Fall!

Ah, September and Fall – my favourite time of the year.  Of course in Central Texas, that means lower ’90s, but I’ll take what I can get.  Today is exceptionally beautiful.  After Friday’s rain – between five and seven inches…woo hoo! and Saturday’s transition, today turned out to be clear and fine.  And I love…