Monday, September 3, 2007

Labor Day

Sitting here for a few moments at home, at my computer. There is enough of a breeze that the wind chimes are sounding out a late-summer melody. The aroma of recently cut grass still tickles the nose. Last night it was cool enough to sit out at our fire pit and muse a bit about the summer gone by.
There are bits of summer that are hard to say goodbye to, but for the most part, autumn can't come soon enough. It's my favorite time of year; just wish it would last longer.
If I had my way, fall would start Sept. 1. Daytime temps could not exceed 70, the leaves would change color and stay that way until the end of October, and November would be colder, but no snow until well into December.
Unfortunately, I can't control the seasons... but I can dream, can't I?
Tomorrow when we head back to work those big yellow buses will be lumbering down the roadways in force, conveying the captive kids who no doubt are wondering where the heck their summer vanished.
Season gives way to season... they're already starting to put not only Halloween stuff but also Christmas items out in the store.
Please let's not rush it.
Time goes too fast as it is...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Be glad that you don't live in Sweden. The Local, Swedish news in English posted a story on Aug. 31 about the end of summer and dreaded absence of fall. See the link

for "Eating my way through Sweden's winter," which the writer fears has just begun.
- Evelyn