Category Archives: Autumn

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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Is That Really You October?

I was sitting at my desk this gray, drizzly morning, sipping coffee in what is now (after yesterday) my favorite coffee mug (at least for now anyway), when I looked hard at the calendar in amazement as I realized that … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

We welcomed the first day of fall yesterday with lots of much-needed rain.  It was a dark and dreary day with a steady hard rain all day and all night. We awoke to a drizzling rain this morning.  Our temperatures … Continue reading

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Things I’m Loving These Days

Everything Fall and Fall Care Packages! I love everything about fall. I love the cooler weather and especially getting a break from the humidity. I love the colorful leaves on the trees and walking in the woods in fallen crunchy … Continue reading

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Halloween Crazy

My cell phone rang the other night when I was out for my walk.  It was my oldest grown son, calling home to chat with his mother.  “Hello” I answered. “Hi, Mom, have you gone Halloween crazy yet?”  Ah, this … Continue reading

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