A good year for acorns


I woke up this morning with the cognizance that my summer blankets were no longer keeping me warm. The calendar confirmed my suspicion that fall is upon us.
With the equinox, it is not only the calendar that indicates autumn. Light breaks the morning later and later. The cool crisp air of dawn and dusk shimmers as if diffused through crystal. Farmers markets sell the season's late summer tomatoes and the first harvest of winter squash.
Most conspicuously, the jays and squirr...

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