Out on Vancouver Island you can tell it’s fall. Blackberries are starting to ripen
The open faced eglantine roses have lost their petals in the dry heat of a long summer. The air is a little hazy today because of wildfires on the mainland. Here on the island, all is calm. The water of the Straight is as calm as a mill pond. A child in a red cap wades out to cast his line into the salt water. How many more fishing expeditions will he see this year?