Friday, November 23, 2007

Autumn Photos II

Here's another:

Autumn Photos I

Every year I love to watch this tree change color:

Here is an earlier photo, from when it's just starting to change. Ordinarily the leaves are the normal green color.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

First Snow Today

It melted on the paved areas, and only stayed on the bare ground and grass, but it was definitely snow, not just flurries.

Does that mean it's winter now?

Sunday, November 11, 2007

Past Participles

Write, wrote, written
Smite, smote, smitten
Ride, rode, ridden
Stride, strode, stridden

I came across the word "stridden" used in a story the other day, and I was taken quite by surprise. But I suppose it is correct.

Then there is "bedridden." What is the derivation of that?