1. The backyard maple has varying shades of color from year to year. This year it is a bright, crimson red. The vivid color is startling whenever I glance out the kitchen window, especially on this dark and dreary day.
2. He's brought home an ancient monster of a billiards table. Piece by piece, he disassembled it for transport and now he's reassembling it in our basement. The chutes for the balls are fascinating, skeletal works of rubber coated wire and clamps. The woodwork has been painted over, but we can see signs of its original, stately condition.
3. We all look forward to homemade calzones for dinner.