In which I document the goings on in the vicinity of my window as a way to amuse myself while plodding through a truckload of readings and trying to write

Date: 15 October 2011
Time: 10:13 am
Condition of leaves: orange and/or dead, some green. see photo from three weeks ago for comparison.
Surround sound: occasional squawking bird, track 3 of Believer music issue 2011
Preoccupations: bagel, yogurt, banana, coffee, chocolate, to-do list