Changes in the past week have been abrupt. A neighbor takes down her flowers. Migrating birds glean berries from the trees. Squirrels pick through the last fruits and treasures in lawns in stop-action screen freezes — scurry, dig, pause. Seasons are changing. The inevitability of the cycle is a reassuring counterpoint to headlines about the onrush of climate change in fires, floods and shifting shelves of polar ice.
Dean Minnich: Weather as an allegory for politics
November 11, 2022