Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. ~Albert Camus Made it to the State Fair One Thing Only – Stranded in the open sea, a man was afloat on a small raft, dying without any water. His weakened and cramping body was about to collapse. His lips were parched. His eyes … Continue reading One Thing Only
The good 'ole NC State Fair is underway in Raleigh, North Carolina! Changing Seasons: Seeds of Promise By Patsy Clairmont October 12, 2017 There are losses and gains in every season. Some we are eager for like caramel dripping off a honey crisp apple, . . ., or hot cocoa steaming in our fireside mug. … Continue reading Changing Seasons
Autumn binds poetry in its own withered leaves. ~Terri Guillemets “Days of trouble must be days of prayer.” –Matthew Henry How long, O Lord? Will You forget me forever? How long will You hide Your face from me? How long shall I take counsel in my soul, Having sorrow in my heart all the day?... … Continue reading Trusting
"The end of the summer is not the end of the world. Here's to October..." — A.A. Milne "What could be more exciting than an October day? It's your birthday, Fourth of July and Christmas all rolled into one." — Peggy Toney Horton Today being my birthday, and a Sunday to boot – my favorite day … Continue reading Fifty-fifth Birthday
Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons. ~Jim Bishop A remarkable visual of what makes me love autumn – besides pumpkins, cool weather, roasted marshmallows, hot apple cider, caramel apples with peanuts – Have you heard this before?? Sorry! This picture was taken a couple of years ago at the … Continue reading Fill My Pocket
Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall –F. Scott Fitzgerald Thoughts of trick or treating bring me back to my small, hometown. Everyone knew each other. You need not wonder if you should eat a homemade goodie that was dropped into your bag. One of the special treats I remember … Continue reading Refreshing October!
I’m so glad I live in a world where there are OCTOBERS—Anne of Green Gables October has always been my favorite month. The crisp air, not to mention leaves, the hot apple cider, and pumpkins everywhere. When I was a kid, I loved trick or treating in our small town especially at the Fisher’s home … Continue reading I Was Made For October