The exit is more beautiful than the entry

  From Mark Platais's one-man show at Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Mass., through Oct. 29.

From Mark Platais's one-man show at Francesca Anderson Fine Art, Lexington, Mass., through Oct. 29.

"October is nature's funeral month.  Nature glories in death more than in life.  The month of departure is more beautiful than the month of coming -- October than May. Every green thing loves to die in bright colors.''

-- Henry Ward Beecher