"Mitchell Burgess" is a writer and Television producer/producer. He worked extensively on the HBO series The Sopranos. He was a creator and executive producer for Blue Bloods (TV series)/Blue Bloods. He frequently works with his wife Robin Green.

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Cranes carry this heavy mystical baggage. They're icons of fidelity and happiness. The Vietnamese believe cranes cart our souls up to heaven on our wings.

Our avian brothers are back to roost on the first leg of their annual sojourn south. Why them and not us? Maybe it's because we humans are meant to be rooted in one spot.

If winter is slumber and spring is birth, and summer is life, then autumn rounds out to be reflection. It's a time of year when the leaves are down and the harvest is in and the perennials are gone. Mother Earth just closed up the drapes on another year and it's time to reflect on what's come before.

The mellow sweetness of pumpkin pie off a prison spoon is something you will never forget.