The Rock Wall

Posted October 30, 2014 at 12:54 pm

We go back to Central Standard Time Sunday morning at 2 a.m. or some such. I guess it would be O.K. to set your clocks back an hour before you go to bed. I had to stop a second and think: fall back, spring ahead.

Or you can just stay up until 2 a.m. to change your clocks.

They recommend that you change the batteries in your smoke detectors at that time.

What do you know – I remembered the time change.

– Nancy Smith, in her Cedar County Historical Society minutes, said, “There’s nothing wrong with today’s teenagers that 20 years won’t cure. Author Unknown.”

I have long advocated that young people, or anyone else, who knows everything write a book. My dad got

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    The Rock Wall

    In past years, the peak fall color has averaged around Oct. 15, so we have been watching to see what effect the drought has on color this year.

    Monday morning, Oct. 15, I told Kimball that the oak and hickory trees north of our house looked the best I’d seen them. I also said I can never tell when the peak hits until a day or two later.

    I’m thinking today, Tuesday, that Monday was it.

    The sugar maples don’t play by oak rules.

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