“A few days ago I walked along the edge of the lake and was treated to the crunch and rustle of leaves with each step I made. The acoustics of this season are different and all sounds, no matter how hushed, are as crisp as autumn air.” — Eric Sloane
“For man, autumn is a time of harvest, of gathering together.
For nature, it is a time of sowing, of scattering abroad.” — Edwin Way Teale
“To be interested in the changing seasons is a happier state of mind than to be hopelessly in love with spring.” — George Santayana
As I grow older I find myself becoming more and more in tune with the changing of the seasons. When I left for the grocery store in the early morning there was a nip in the air. At the store I found myself yawning and grabbing everything I could think of to make soup. Finally I realized cool mornings, all I want to do is sleep, cook and eat… MUST BE FALL!
Yes, it is. Time to put away the summer clothes and bring out the winter, clean house, rake leaves, and winterize the car. Please don’t get so busy you forget to look around you. It’s gorgeous out there!
“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” — Mother Teresa
“He drew a circle that shut me out-
Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout.
But Love and I had the wit to win:
We drew a circle and took him In!”
— From the poem “Outwitted” by Ewin Markham
“You learn something every day if you pay attention.” ~Ray LeBlond
“Begin doing what you want to do now. We are not living in eternity. We have only this moment, sparkling like a star in our hand-and melting like a snowflake…” ~ Francis Bacon, Sr.
“The miracle is not to fly in the air, or to walk on the water, but to walk on the earth.” — Chinese Proverb
“May I never miss a sunset or a rainbow because I am looking down.” — Sara June Parker
“There are exactly as many special occasions in life as we choose to celebrate.” — Robert Brault