Monday, August 26, 2019

Late Summer's First Cool Air

August is nearly over. A new academic year begins this week at our school and many other universities in the USA.

The heat has broken (at least for a few days) and we have been enjoying some mild temperatures. The days are growing shorter, with sunset before 8PM now.

And here are the colorful clouds just before the early sun breaks through and scatters them (at about 6:45 AM in the morning).

The “Happy Creek” is low, but still flowing on this pretty day.

And here is my favorite Sycamore tree in the neighborhood, on the far edge of a horse field. I usually pay more attention to it in Winter, when its bare white branches make such a striking impression as they reach for the sky.