The week opened into this new season. I moved to Newton in the middle of summer but I am experiencing every bit of this new season as it rolls in. Skies are blue except when they are not; dusky greens are just beginning to show color and we need more than our summer blankets at night.
Last weekend, we picked apples in Stow, MA. Saturday began with clouds and I was betting we could make it to the farm, pick apples and leave before the rain set in. However, the rain began in earnest as we crossed the border into Stow. So, we found a cafe in Maynard, the next town over, where we ate grilled cheese and I had a good coffee. We parked next to a Harry Potter shop, found out that there is a Wizard’s Con in November, and looked at a lot of cool stuff. Then the rain stopped and we were able to squish around in the apple orchard and bring home a bag of apples. Continue reading