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Mild Night [Sep. 5th, 2009|11:50 pm]
Woodpeckers worked on nearby trees all afternoon. I enjoy their drumming as much as I enjoy their chuckling calls, which is quite a bit. The woodpeckers are one of the things I'd miss most if I left this place. Another thing I'd miss would be the moonlight riming the trees, as tonight when the foliage is still and glowing. When wind blows on a moonlit night the trees shimmer as the leaves and needles move, which is even better. It's one of my favorite nocturnal sights. This is one of the best times of year to watch it, too, when the nights are still mild and the oaks still leafy. As September passes, night breezes become more likely. The colder months tend to be the windiest, though. They also lack the noisy cicadas, so perhaps the quiet then is worth the need to bundle up to watch the wind blow the moonlit trees.

Nothing else to say.

[User Picture]From: daisydumont
2009-09-06 10:34 am (UTC)
i used to love to watch the moon but have gotten out of the habit, probably since when west nile virus moved into the area, mosquito-borne, and scared me. hmmm. must begin again! you've made me long to see it.
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[User Picture]From: flying_blind
2009-09-07 06:54 am (UTC)
Another advantage of chilly weather: the mosquitoes are gone.
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[User Picture]From: lux_atomica
2009-09-07 06:40 am (UTC)
Hello, I happened across your journal while browsing interests. I enjoyed what I read and I'm going to add you if you don't mind.
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[User Picture]From: flying_blind
2009-09-07 07:38 am (UTC)
Greetings. Nope, I don't mind at all. I lost my mind years ago. Eight years on LJ will do that to you.
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