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Goodbye, Autumn. Hello, Fall.

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Why does this season have two names? Dictionaries devote multiple paragraphs to the answer. I can do it in two pictures: AUTUMN FALL Any questions? Good. Now get back to raking!

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Daylight Shavings

Don’t forget to set your clocks backs, and your hearts forward. I’ll save this daylight in a jar And let it out the coming spring That way I’ll know it can’t get far Complete control, yes, that’s the thing But what … Continue reading

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Our True Colors?

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
I love to see the leaves change color in autumn, don’t you? Except that it’s a myth. Leaves don’t change color. My wife and I often walk in the woods. We’re blessed to live near Mount Airy Forest in Cincinnati, the oldest “urban forest” in the U.S.,…

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October

Election fever. Tempers boil. People scream. The world can never survive. And then there’s this. “You’re welcome.” ~God “I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”  ~L.M. Montgomery

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Fallmost

We’re slipping into that not-quite season, fallmost, almost fall. Perhaps you think of it as notumn, not autumn. Whatever you call it… Fallmost has a wistfulness, a sweet, fleeting uncertainty. It’s warm rather than hot, soft rather than sultry. Early quitter leaves flutter to the ground, and … Continue reading

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The Ugly Time

I used to consider late autumn with its leafless trees and sullen skies the ugly time But then I grew up and came to understand its barren beauty how it saw the loss and longing in me and sent its moons … Continue reading

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Goodbye, Autumn. Hello, Fall.

Why does this season have two names? Dictionaries devote multiple paragraphs to the answer. I can do it in two pictures: AUTUMN FALL Any questions? Good. Now get back to raking!

Posted in Culture, Humor | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments