Last evening's sunset as viewed from our front steps. It was COLD but very lovely. Most hardwood leaves are down. Only the oaks remain green. When the sun falls darkness rises without a hint of subtlety and I'm still missing the lingering shimmer of cobalt blue and seemingly endless indigo of summer evenings. But last night's moon was beautiful in the way of cold weather that's really pretty hard to beat. By then it was much chillier and I felt wimpy about going outside so I just crouched over the cat trying to sleep on the back of our couch and shot through the window.