September 22, 2011

Welcome Fall

It is here.
Fall. 
Autumn.
 The season before the season that causes me to dive into a serious depression and want to hide under the covers for months.
Damn it all, I hate winter.
I love fall, but knowing that we are that much closer to snow and freezing temperatures saddens me.
While I am hiding under the covers, I secretly dream about moving south so I never, ever have to start my vehicle in -30 degree (Celsius) weather again.
I dream about sun, sand, tanned skin and the smell of sunscreen.
Year round veggie gardens and fruit trees, walking barefoot and a swimming pool in my backyard.

Then I get out of bed and see mountains of snow.

Damn you winter!

For now, I will try my hardest to enjoy the fall season and appreciate all of the little things before it all freezes over and I am in a cold, dark Hell.

Signs of fall around the homestead.

The onions have been harvested.
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The sunflowers are suffering
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The tomato plants are drying out
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The leaves are changing
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The apples are ready
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We have gourds
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The sweaters are being worn.
Can I just get a Hallelujah that Princess is wearing a sweater (with shorts)? This is huge people. The fact that she is wearing anything other than a tank top is a monumental occasion not to go unnoticed.
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Happy Fall.
I guess.
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7 comments:

debi9kids said...

lol. sorry that this made me giggle.
I'm not a big fan of cold, cold winters, but i LOVE the fall (except when my tomato plant looks like yours. Just sad.)

Kelli @ writing the waves said...

I'm with ya, girl. I am not a winter person either. Wearing flip flops year round would be paradise. Only thing that brings me comfort about fall? Pumpkin donuts - good stuff!

Life with Kaishon said...

I know JUST what you mean...I am totally asking God to skip right over winter this year. Or maybe just have it for 1 day. I can handle one day of snow. As long as someone else shovels my driveway ; )

Gigi said...

I'm with you! When we first moved here I was entranced with all the seasons. In Houston, we had two seasons, Hot/Humid and Gray/Damp.

Now? Now, I'm done with winter. It needs to go away and leave us with the remaining seasons.

Foursons said...

Oh, I'm so jealous of your Fall! It is BEAUTIFUL!

Heatherlyn said...

I love Fall. I even love Winter until about January. Then I'd like Spring to come already.

Hooray for Princess and her sweatshirt!

That gentleman's lady said...

Such ripe lush colours

Lovely autumn :)