“Autumn is the eternal corrective.
It is ripeness and color and a time of maturity;
but it is also breadth, and depth, and distance.

What man can stand with autumn on a hilltop
and fail to see the span of his world
and the meaning of the rolling hills that reach to the far horizon?”

–Hal Borland


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Maureen F.

This is so true. Autumn is my favorite time of the year. I love the beauty but also the feeling of reflection and closure that this time of year brings. After a work filled summer it’s almost like nature is giving us to relax a bit and reflect. Beautiful photograph too.

Tonya

I’ve been reading your blog for several years now and I’m ashamed to admit this is the first time I have written in. I am always impressed with each new post. The information and inspiration I find here has been so valuable to me. You have actually changed my life and my outlook. I am not the same person I was when I first started reading your posts – and believe me – the change has been a positive one. There is no way I can thank you enough for what you have done for me but I did want you to know how very much I appreciate everything you do.

Jo

“The eternal corrective”. Many of the oldtimers would agree with those wise words. One crusty fisherman in a small seaside town where I used to live put it very bluntly to a summer tourist when asked, “What ever do you do when we leave?”
His answer? “We fumigate.”