climate change

 On Thanksgiving night we will have a full moon, the Bay Scallop Moon. The moon appears in the zodiacal constellation Taurus.

Those gray, black and white tern-like birds that are flocking out in the Sound or in our coastal ponds are Bonaparte’s gulls.

French philosopher Albert Camus saw only positives in the change of season. He explained, “Autumn is a second spring, where every leaf is a flower.”

On Saturday night, the thin crescent moon appears close to the ringed planet Saturn.

Calendula was anointed with the nickname marigold in reference to the Virgin Mary, who may (or may not) have worn one on her dress.

There is a flock of five ravens–possibly a family group but lacking any documentation of their breeding. It is not impossible!