Weekend Words: Indian Summer

“The air is perfectly quiescent and all is stillness, as if Nature, after her exertions during the Summer, were now at rest.”

An early American writer described Indian Summer in 1817 this way. It is usually described as a period of warm weather in the fall after the first frost. That’s certainly what we’re experiencing here in Central Oregon. Recently, we covered the tomatoes a few nights to save them from frost and now we’re enjoying pleasant 80 degree days. Soon, nature will rest…

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