“I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.”– Henry David Thoreau Unexpected Fall Fun I honestly thought that apple picking would be the extent of my autumn basicness aside from hiking amongst the changing leaves. With trips cancelled, it wasn’t like there was much opportunity. So when my ….
“The simple hearth of the small farm is the true center of our universe.” ~ Masanobu Fukuoka All The Farms This Fall I had the pleasure of going to not one, not two, but THREE farms! I got to go apple picking twice, and last weekend, I went pumpkin picking. I definitely lived my best fall life this year doing ….
“I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time.” ~ Robert Browning All the F Words I can’t do a Friday Favorites without compiling a list of all my favorite fall things to do. It would be sacrilegious! It just should not be done! Okay yes ….
“When the seasons shift, even the subtle beginning, the scent of a promised change, I feel something stir inside me. Hopefulness? Gratitude? Openness? Whatever it is, it’s welcome.” ~ Kristin Armstrong Where are you Autumn? (Why can’t I find thee?) To soon? Bonus points if you know what song I just quoted changed. While Autumn is taking the slow meandering ….
“By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather And autumn’s best of cheer.” ~ Helen Hunt Jackson Hudson Valley Fall is in the air and no place says Fall more then the Hudson Valley. Home to Ichabod Crane, rolling farm land, cider donuts and crisp air, it may not be the White Mountains but ….
“Autumn in New York, why does it seem so inviting?” ~ Vernon Duke You can take the girl out of the country but you can’t take the country out of the gal. Despite my love for the city, I also hold a deep appreciation for fresh air, seeing the sun as well as the stars, and wide open spaces as ….
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ~ Albert Camus As a child I grew up in one of the prettiest mountain towns in the country. Of course it usually occurred in the fall. With leaves changing exquisite colors, and the air crisp but not yet chilly. You couldn’t help but fall in love with fall. ….