I have always loved Fall. The way it quietly slips in after the long, blazing days of Summer. It is like that cool guy in school that never talks much, but the girls all love him (ahem, Tim Riggins).
Fall with it's rich colors, earthy scent and cooler days, you take my breath away.
I love your cool mornings, your warm afternoons and cool nights. I love collecting the last harvest from the garden, raking leaves into piles for my children to jump in, and noses red from the crisp autumn air.
Fall, I miss you. You were gone too fast from Utah last year, and from what I gather, you don't visit Texas at all. There will be no leaves changing colors, no crisp days, no cool nights...at least not until January.
I miss going outside and smelling the smoke from fireplaces, having chilly noses and needing a jacket. I miss drinking hot cocoa or cider, needing to bundle up under costumes, and digging out my jeans and sweaters.
Since I miss these things so much, I am making it Fall in my house. I have pumpkins, scented candles, and Autumn decorations to go up. Just because it is 100 degrees outside doesn't mean I can't pretend that it's 60.
The month of October I get to write about Fall and all the goodness that comes with this glorious season!
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