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These are a few of my favorite things: Autumn

Autumn is finally here! I realized this morning that I was sick and tired of summer and decided that today is the first day of Fall.  I’m not sure whether or not I can formally make this decision, but until someone tells me otherwise I am going to run with it. To get things started here are some of my favorite things about my favorite season.

Leaves

  This far south the leaves all change color and fall off the trees usually within one week. But that week is as beautiful as it is heart-breakingly brief. The riot of colors oranges, yellows, reds and even purples that rain down like holiday confetti resulting in a delightfully crunchy carpet. It makes me miss walking from class to class across the green and under the canopy walk beside the student union…

Apples

Hot cider on a chilly evening, warm apple pie fresh from the oven with a scoop of vanilla ice cream melting into a delicious cinnamon-y puddle, or apple butter spread on piping hot biscuits to accompany a Sunday morning mug of tea…

 Sweaters

Soft snuggley pullovers that fall way past your wrists, thick cable knits with collars that hug up close to your chin, even light weight cardigans that keep you warm during the morning chill, but can be shoved in your bag once the sun comes out…

Longer Evenings

Where there is plenty of time to pause and watch the sun set, settle in for an evening movie and toast marshmallows in the fireplace…

According to the weather man we’ll be getting some cooler temperatures by the end of the week, keep your fingers crossed!

Images from here.