Skip to content

September

September 2, 2013
tags:

“When the goldenrod is yellow, 
And leaves are turning brown – 
Reluctantly the summer goes 
In a cloud of thistledown.

When squirrels are harvesting 
And birds in flight appear – 
By these autumn signs we know 
September days are here.” 
  Beverly Ashour, September

 

How do I know September is here?

Because I wake to smug  chuckling and self-congratulatory posturing. There are occasional wails of intense pain  “no, no, no” along with dumbfounded “why would you do that?”

I know it’s September because Coach is doing the annual Fantasy Football Draft. (do you even capitalize that?)

This is year 14 with this group of men and by now, one might think I’d be immune.

With the rising of the sun, Coach is downstairs, command central setup. Coffee, cell phone electronic devices.

My only job is to remember to not answer when he talks to the screen.

 

 

IMG_0074

 

 

 

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: