How did October get here so fast?

Updated: Nov 18

Can you believe it’s October already?

But the earth knows. The skies have opened and England is upholding its well-deserved reputation for rain. It’s interesting to sit in the cozy little sunroom here and alternately experience glaring sunlight or relentless showers—like a spectator watching the world go by from a safe nook.

Terry the cat is curled up cozily alongside me, dozing peacefully. At some point I’m sure he’ll awaken and try to climb onto my lap(top). He’s a great comfort, because I’m feeling a little trepidation.