That signature crisp feel in the air. The deeper blue in the sky at night. Cooler, darker mornings that make you wish you could spend your life snuggled down in bed. It's been here, and then backed away as if trying to decide whether to proceed or not. Autumn came on the calender near the end of September and it has been flirting with us in reality ever since. Today I thought I'd share some of the rich beauty of our local autumn with you in a few pictures.
Benedryl sales skyrocket.
red maple planted in the yard, just so I could enjoy the bright fall color it would yield. But, alas, we've never gone and purchased one. Perhaps one of the children might make a Mother's Day gift of one next year. When I'm old and feeble they can wheel me out and sit me in front of it and amuse me for hours.
Simply put, if you want the splendor of fall foliage, Southeast Texas is not your place to get it. Stick to New England. But if you love Texas like we do, you just enjoy the cooler, less humid air and anticipate that first cool front cool enough to kill off the mosquitoes.
My friends and followers, the past two months since I last posted has been a busy, hectic time it seems. We had the thrill of Pete and Bug each committing to Christ and following in Baptism! But we also had the sadness of the departure from this world of a life long and good friend, Shot Walker. I want to declare now that I plan to be flying in the blogosphere much more often in the weeks ahead. So come by, get a cup of coffee and sit down by the fire.