mixed . . .

1186031_10151818389044717_176249133_nFall is fast approaching and with that comes a certain sadness for the fading summer.


While I welcome the crispness of the fall air, I mourn the fading warmth of the summer sun. The long hours of daylight are traded for the brilliant colors of fall.


I already miss the early mornings in the garden with the hummingbirds flitting all around. But, the cozy warmth of the attic, sitting under a blanket made by my grandmother is call to me.


This is a time of mixed feelings, looking back, grasping at the remnants of summer. It is foolish I know, so I make a resolve to practice looking forward, embracing what is to come.  Brilliant fall colors, crisp early evenings, hot cocoa, wrapping myself in snuggly blankets . . . .


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