Another picture post today–I promise to get something more substantive (and literary) together by the end of the week. Fall is flying by in a flash of color, so I stopped for a few minutes to capture some. One of the (few) negatives things about being a professor is that this is an incredibly busy time of year; one of the (many) negative things about being a department chair is that this is an insanely busy time of the year–so there’s not much time for anything else. My job, combined with my disdain for Salem’s transformation into Witch City in October, generally translates into a month spent inside, which is a shame, because it’s usually so beautiful outside. But I have ventured out to a few tranquil places (including my garden) to catch some color before it all fades to drab.
Endicott Park in Danvers and my own Salem garden, where the feverfew is still in bloom and Moneypenny blends in with the fall colors.
October 22nd, 2014 at 8:15 am
Nice pictures! Beautiful colors!
October 22nd, 2014 at 9:47 am
I encourage you to come on over to North Fields and Greenlawn Cemetary. Just gorgeous and nary and witch hat in sight 🙂
October 22nd, 2014 at 9:49 am
Oh I often do, Lisa, and you’re right–it’s beautiful and a refuge from downtown!
October 22nd, 2014 at 10:19 am
Nice photos. Will have to get over to Endicott Park very soon. Also, love your cat’s natural camouflage!
October 22nd, 2014 at 11:57 am
I had a similar inspiration, and went for a walk in Mt. Auburn Cemetery yesterday. Some photos:
October 22nd, 2014 at 1:58 pm
Love Mt. Auburn–thanks so much for taking these as I certainly won’t have time to get down there this month.