Where Summer usually leaves my lethargic with
it's overbearing heat, Autumn always fills
me with vitality and energy.
I revel in the merry dance of trees changing
their dancing gowns and leaves doing their merry dance
in the soft, crisp winds.
Nathaniel Hawthorne echoed how I feel when
he said, "I cannot endure to waste anything as precious as
autumn sunshine by staying in the house. So I spend almost all
the daylight hours in the open air."
So here we are at our beloved Wishcasting Wednesday and
Jamie asks 'What do you wish for Fall?'
and observe the beauty of all around us.
I wish to encourage my son by bringing
some of that beauty in like we have on our
I wish to enjoy apple picking, corn mazes
and pumpkin patches with him and the rest
of my clan.
I wish to preserve some of that goodness in the form of apple sauce, corn relish
and pureed pumpkin for breads and pies as the days grow colder and the nights
And as the nights grow longer, I wish to create more ecourse and goodies to
connect to people through the dark days of winter.