Gone are the blue skies of October. And now are the grey skies of November. Lawn chairs and outdoor grillings have been abandoned. It's too cold for evenings of patio fires. The flower foliage stands dead and soggy in the garden. We're in that inbetween time of putting autumn away and before taking the holidays out for the 2011 rendition.
We went shopping last night in Rice Lake. Can you believe it? Christmas has already arrived at KMart and Farm & Fleet, at least the commercial version of it. What a waste. We haven't had a go at Thanksgiving yet! I still have carrots to dig. All their hurry won't change a thing about the calendar. We'll take the proper amount of time there is to savor today and the rest of fall, so there.
Here are some leftovers I found on picture files of this fall.