First frost

Sweet potato vines: time to dig

And, the steady north wind has brought a pulse of migrant birds: veery, Swainson’s thrush, common yellowthroat, Tennessee warbler, summer tanager, yellow-throated warbler, magnolia warbler, rose-breasted grosbeak, ruby-throated hummingbird, and chimney swift. Every other tree has a couple of warblers flitting through its branches. Even our okra patch has a Tennessee warbler and a common yellowthroat rummaging through its old stems.

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