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Wouldn’t you know that our very first Ten on the Tenth has fallen on a Thursday? So, today is a combined post for both occasions. Some people are going to be writing about the things they enjoy about the current season. And some people are going to be creating a list of 10 things they enjoy about the current season.
I’m still feeling rather deflated and not very creative so, for me, it’s a list of 10 things I enjoy about fall.
- Low humidity. I’m a well known lover of summer but even I get tired of the humid days. In the fall around here the humidity is generally low and that’s delightful.
- Blue skies. Our skies get so very blue in the fall.
- Changing leaves. Of course this has to be on the list. We have oranges and reds and yellows galore and it’s a real treat to just drive around and admire them.
- Cranberry harvest. I work in an area that is a huge producer of cranberries and seeing them being harvest is a true fall pleasure.
- The return of comfort food. Stews and soups, pot pies, chili, mashed potatoes and biscuits. It’s time for slow braising and all day cooking.
- The first fire in the wood stove. By January I’m done with the mess and work but in October and November it’s a cozy and delightful thing to have a fire.
- Fall decorations. I have a bunch for Halloween but my Thanksgiving ones are my favorite. I bought a new little wooden sign this year that says Get Your Fat Pats Ready and I just love it.
- Fall produce. Apples and pumpkins and pears and all of the delicious and pretty things we do with them.
- Handknit season. It’s time to wear them and it’s time to knit new ones. It’s our time, my friends.
- Boot weather. I have some new boots this year, as you know, and I do love to wear them. Not as much as flip flops but they run a close second.
So, a list of things I love about fall that was pretty easy to write and fun to think about. It may have even improved my mood a tad.
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