Down by my acupuncture studio on Spadina there are two maple trees where the birds have congregated all summer long. Tweet-tweet-tweet-tweet-tweet. The maples went gold and shone in the evening sun, and the birds went tweet-tweet-tweet-tweet-tweet even when I came out after dark, because the street light made the leaves shine still. But after yesterday's rain the trees are bare, and the birds have moved elsewhere.
Not gakkari because I half-expected it, but FedEx sends me a bill for processing paperwork at the border: a fast $37 with HST included. My Clear the Air bags work well, but not $40 a piece well. However, that's water under the bridge by now.
However, in minor technological triumph, restarting my computer has cured Chrome of that pesky habit of logging me out of all my sites. For now, at least.