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Changes in the Air

Monday, September 23, 2013

It's appropriately chilly here this morning for the first full day of Fall. There's "steam" over the lake, but the sun is coming up bright and shiny and will soon burn off the dew on the grass. It's time to start thinking about stacking firewood a little closer to the house...

I didn't sleep well last night. My shoulders were cold, and I moved around a lot trying to find a comfy spot, but I was too sleepy to get up and find a warmer blanket. I'll be better prepared tonight.

Change is in the air. The seasons change and we must change with them getting out different clothes and putting others away. We need jackets and maybe gloves. We can put away our flip flops and beach towels where I live. The water is too cool to swim in outside now.

We change our decorations. Earth colors come out again in candles and flowers for Fall. Green changes to gold and rusty red and orange. Harvest is happening. Farmers are cutting the soy beans and the corn is going into silage. Big trucks are hauling bright red tomatoes and orange pumpkins out of the fields. We can see our breath now as we take our runs in the crisp morning air. It helps to be prepared, to make plans, so that we aren't caught off guard wondering why we didn't get more things done when we had the light and the warm days to tie up loose ends and put things away before winter comes. Start now and write it down. Make a list and check it off. Set small goals and enjoy the success of achievement. Put the garden tools away once the garden is closed and find the snow shovels. Change is in the air. Roll with it!
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  • SIMPLELIFE4REAL
    Today is the perfect day to pull out the fall decorations!
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    2864 days ago
  • TATTER3
    Love your words!!! Keep Sparkin'!!
    2864 days ago
  • MOM2ACAT
    I hope you sleep better tonight; I hate getting out of a warm bed when it's cold too.

    Despite the chill, I like this time of year.
    2865 days ago
  • JOHNMARTINMILES
    Chilly here too. Fall is upon us. Somehow summer never really got here but fall is just oh so awesome!

    Make Today the greatest Day of Your Life!

    emoticon Until Tomorrow!

    2865 days ago
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