Category Archives: Autumn

October Ramblings

I’m loving this autumn season despite our lack of color here in the southeast.  It was just two days ago that I first noticed a hint of red color in some of the maple trees in the neighborhood.  It just … Continue reading

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Spiders, Spiders, Everywhere!

This has been the year for spiders.  Lately, I have noticed these sheets of thick webs on everything.  We find their webs all over now…. on our front porch, on our screened-in porch and most recently, even on our shutters … Continue reading

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A little Fall Humor

Alas, my favorite season has arrived and today, the weather even reeks of autumn.  The temperature took a pretty drastic dive and it’s been a windy, blustery day.  Fall is definitely in the air. Wishing you all many happy fall … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving These Days

Though the fall season won’t officially be here until September 22nd, (6 days away!) it seems everyone has already entered into pumpkin spice mode and I know several family members who started decorating weeks ago.  I have to say after … Continue reading

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A Fall Walk- 2019

I’ll just come right out and say it.  Fall was a little blah in Middle Tennessee this year.  I’ve lived here 59 years and I can’t remember such a colorless autumn, especially right in our own neighborhood.  Our maple trees … Continue reading

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The New Egg Sac

This fall, I have enjoyed watching our resident garden spider (I call her Autumn), who decided to make her web right outside our kitchen window.  About a month ago, Autumn, who was nice and plump, made an egg sac.  You … Continue reading

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Spider in the Window

Several weeks ago, we awoke to a rather large black and yellow garden spider and her rather ornate web stretched outside across our kitchen window.  The web was anchored to the window and to the adjacent screen of our screened … Continue reading

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A Halloween Let-Down and an Autumn Stroll

Despite this being my favorite season and time of the year, I’ll admit I’m struggling to get into an “autumn mood.”  As of Halloween, we still had no color in our leaves here.  Not to mention it was 77 degrees … Continue reading

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Why You’re More Likely To Hit a Deer This Time of Year

I drove to my sister’s and brother-in-law’s house at dusk tonight to take them dinner.  As I was leaving my neighborhood, five deer crossed in front of my car.  They often cross in this area of the road, so I’ve … Continue reading

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Scary Haunted Houses? No Thanks.

My first experience with a haunted house was when I was 13 years old and in the 8th grade.  It was October and I was spending the night with a girlfriend and she asked her father to take us to … Continue reading

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