Second half of October Journal pages

Wind, rain and power outages for the middle of the month:

10/17/12 A touch snow in the Sapphires

The tomato plants gave up their last fruit for harvest, and then were composted.

10/18/12 Cluster tomatoes

10/18/12 Cluster tomatoes

The birds hear me refill the feeder, and in less than a minute it's a busy place. Recently, in addition to the Steller's jays and Clark's nutcrackers I've seen a few Gray Jays, who aren't usually around.

10/19/12 Steller's Jay, Cyanocitta stelleri