As we experience the onset of fall, there is a little chill in the morning air, dew on the car windshield, the first signs of crisp leaves underfoot and even a little chill on the hands during morning bike commutes. For many, especially students and teachers and some athletes, September is their "new year"; it’s the time for them to set new goals, work on new routines and look forward to what the next twelve months will bring. For my wife Lesley and I, it begins a new season in our lives - empty nesting - as our youngest son left for university on August 28th. And just a week after that, a new season came upon me as my dad passed away at the age of 91. It also marks the last year of my sixth decade! What follows are short reflections on these and then some news about SierraSil’s updated product pricing.
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