Hello friends! Happy November! I've missed you! It's bitterly cold here today. The wind gusts are fierce; blowing snow around and causing it to look and feel more like winter than autumn!
Indeed, fall is a fleeting season. Its duration brief and short-lived. The calendar claims fall will be here for at least another month, but one peek outside my window will tell you that the season is far behind us now.
Our first substantial snowfall arrived this past Friday. Outside, everything was covered in white - the cars, streets, rooftops, lawns and trees.
Goodbye pretty pumpkins...
Cheerio, glorious foliage...
So long, late blooming roses!
Hello, bare branches and trees...
Hi-ya, Mr. Snowman...
Greetings snow-covered crabapples!
The seasons change just as they always have and always will. Fall has turned to winter. It's snowing fast and heavy outside. We are expecting 20 cm of snow overnight! The fire in our wood burning stove is keeping us warm on this stormy "winter" eve. It just might be a snow day tomorrow! I hope that no matter you are, you are smiling and you are warm and cozy!
"November comes and November goes,
with the last red berries and the first white snows.
With night coming early, and dawn coming late,
and ice in the bucket and frost by the gate.
The fires burn and the kettles sing,
and earth sinks to rest until next spring."
- Clyde Watson -