dearanonymousfriend

Ramblings from a would be writer

The Middle of August, almost…

on August 12, 2015

Each year about this time, I want it to be fall.  I want to pull out my leaf garland and my pumpkins and have it be fall.  I know that it is still summer.  It is still hot and humid out, but, there is always just a hint of fall in the air around this time.

Moving to a new place, I am really aware of that certain something in the air.  Some of our leaves are turning yellow.  This may be normal for the bushes,  I really don’t know.  I have to say, though, those yellow leaves are only adding to my anticipation of fall.

It’s fun to be in a new home this year.  Seeing the differences each day that either I hadn’t noticed, or that something has changed.    The pool is still beckoning me to jump in and swim, but, something in my thought process has changed.  I can’t wait to see the leaves change colors, to see them fall, and even have it cool enough to rake them.

But, for now, I will sit and wait,listening to the cicadas and knowing the season will soon be here and before I know it, I will be putting Christmas decorations away and looking forward to spring flowers.  There is a big kid inside me.  The kid that is always looking forward to the next thing.  That kid needs to have a time out to stop and notice the beauty and the things in front of her now.

Thanks for stopping by.  DAF

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3 responses to “The Middle of August, almost…

  1. I’d be looking forward to Autumn too if we’d had a summer. But here we are in the middle of August and I’m still hoping for summer to appear. :/

  2. yeh, that happens, doesn’t it? Having never spent a fall or winter here, I may regret wishing the summer away!

  3. DJ Mynatt says:

    I’m right there with you, friend. I can’t wait for fall and all the beautiful foliage and winter decorating!

    Not to mention the end of hot, hot days…

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