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Just Five Months TIll Christmas


Here are some pictures of last winter for your amusement and edification.  

These were sent to me by loyal BFE reader Tim Stage in North Henderson.  

The next set were taken by me via the wonders of the Internet and campus cams at Iowa Wesleyan College at Mt. Pleasant.

Enjoy your B-B-Q's, the smell of a fresh cut lawn, the breeze rustling the drapes on a cool, breezy summer night.  Lurking just around the next equinox is Winter.  One of these days, usually in August, the look of summer will change.  The light will be just a bit muted, a little darker, then, the sudden realization that it's just about over.  It's out there, just waiting. 


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