warm, foggy, still nights. kisses from calvin. rain. bourbon on ice. flame colored foliage. dappled light. wet bark. twelfth anniversary. happenstance. warm lights. naps. music. surprise visits from well-loved friends. green. hydrangeas fading to pink. fires in the wood stove. cafe creme. mayonnaise and mustard, in general. johnny cash. fuzzy doggy licking my face. honesty. frangos. the aroma of sautéed onions and garlic. smiling, giggling boy. bucheron. seventy degrees. handsome husband's hugs. cannabis oil. forests. walking to the playground and back with a willing boy—albeit not playing. altruism. wind. rigatoni with spiced lamb meatballs in tomato sauce. relative calm. eating in the screen porch after dark. soundly sleeping boy. côtes du rhône. indian summers. black star-studded sky. crickets.