Thought for Today

Fall at Chalco #28 Copyright 2013 by R.A. Robbins
Fall at Chalco #28
Copyright 2013 by R.A. Robbins

“Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love – that makes life and nature harmonise. The birds are consulting about their migrations, the trees are putting on the hectic or the pallid hues of decay, and begin to strew the ground, that one’s very footsteps may not disturb the repose of earth and air, while they give us a scent that is a perfect anodyne to the restless spirit. Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” [Letter to Miss Eliot, Oct. 1, 1841]” ― George Eliot

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One thought on “Thought for Today

  1. Now it’s getting cooler I’m feel in sorry for the last few swallows that are sweeping over the fields before migrating south – perhaps they’ve left it too late?

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