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Monday Mottoes – #159

fallWith the presidential debates upon us tonight, racial protests and curfews looming in certain cities, we turn our thoughts to happier topics, such as the changing seasons. Autumn is upon us with cooler temps and crisper days. No leaves near us have been changing just yet, but the promise of fall foliage looms on the horizon.

Our family chatted over the weekend of what delights us during the fall season. Topics ranged from autumn hikes through crunchy leaves, the joy of sweater weather, pumpkin pies and apple picking. What’s not to like?

Some of you enjoy sleeping with the windows open, fall football games and cheerleading squads, a return to serious pumpkins-and-gourds-steve-zimicproduction goals at work as the year moves into its final quarter, rusty-golden fall flowers and hot chocolate. Which brings us to today’s quote:

“It looked like the world was covered in a cobbler crust of brown sugar and cinnamon.”
~Sarah Addison Allen

pumpkins-and-corn-stalks-bundle-rich-reidBundled corn stalks, hay rides and campfires, pumpkins on the front porch and a bowl of colorful gourds on the table…. Autumn winds, dog walks, spiced chai….

What do you love most about this time of year?


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