It’s warm and balmy. Yet they had predicted another chilly cold snap within the next few days. It’s dusk and I stand at the kitchen sink, looking out the window for a brief moment, long enough for the hint of violet in the air to catch me by surprise. To the west, beyond the oak trees the sky is ablaze. Fiery reds and oranges glaze the once-white clouds. The filtered light summons me and I go, barefoot, opening the sliding glass door, to breathe in the comfortable, lilac-colored air. The … [Read more...]