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With those winds changing the look of the trees by stripping them of leaves we have entered the least favorite time of year weather-wise for this guy. But at the same time, I’m glad I live in a spot that has a distinct change of seasons each year. The season change is also a good marker of time.

Fog behind tree Photo by Mike Hartley

Sometimes my mind wanders to the thought of how many seasons are their left to enjoy and watch pass. So I’ll try to go with the flow better in the next 5 months. Why not make the best of it. I hope I don’t repeat what I’ve seen some older people get into. Wasting what precious little time we all have in less than positive thinking or appreciation.

Speaking of time. This will be the 12th Presidential Election that I’ve had the pleasure of working at a newspaper. Election time is exciting. The whole operation is abuzz with activity. And by abuzz, I mean controlled and uncontrolled chaos. So much has changed and so much has stayed the same. I’m encouraged by what looks to be an increase in participation in the voting process. This is when it works for all of us.

Flying straight the last few days. Photo by Mike Hartley

I’m hoping for a peaceful day, followed by another one and one after that. I can hope, can’t I? Well, I’ll try to maintain calm. That should be a pretty easy task being I intend on staying in. I voted early so no need to stand in any line today.

Random Thoughts of the Day

  • The day is young, I’m not.
  • Math is important on a day like today.
  • I don’t know if I’ve been lucky or if the hard work paid off.
  • I think I’ll saute some mushrooms in butter.

Author: Mike Hartley

With a lifetime and a half in the Newspaper industry I'm preparing for my retirement career as an Artist, Writer, Photographer and Video content provider. I'm a proud father of two wonderful children and I'm still married to the first girl I fell in love with and probably only one that would have me.

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