Milkweed pods open, ready to release seeds to the wind. Tim Johnson

Sunday, November 10, 2019

November is the month the Island season truly turns, and the sensations of change are as vivid and dramatic as the advent of summer. The hours of daylight grow ever shorter, and even the sunniest day begins in gray mists. The mildest of afternoon weather becomes sharp with chill as the sky's blue deepens to black. With a filling moon coming and going these recent days, the early hours of the morning — for those willing to leave warm beds and look — have offered a stunning display of sidereal splendor.

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