I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all the daylight hours in the open air.—Nathaniel Hawthorne


Apple Picking
Dyeing Silks with Marigold Flowers

Feasts, Festivals, and Holydays

Michaelmas—September 29

St. Francis—October 4

Hallowe’en—October 31

All Saints Day—November 1

All Souls Day—November 2

Martinmas—November 11


St. Nicholas—December 6

Conception of BVM—December 8

St. Lucy—December 13