2. The maple tree in the back yard is the last tree on our property to change color and lose it's leaves. The tree in front is the exact same kind of tree, but it's leaves are gone. I note that bit of strangeness every year while we are raking leaves. Our roof isn't slanted, that was the angle of my camera as I shot out the window of the car. :)
3. I bought paint for our downstairs yesterday. If only I could have also purchased some energy for painting. I can recall saying that I was getting too old for these DIY projects, but BG says I didn't really mean it. Oh, yeah?
4. I have just gotten Ree Drummond's newest cookbook and have really been enjoying the pages filled with beautiful photos and yummy recipes. I doubt there is anyone who hasn't heard of Ree by now, but in case you haven't, she has a very successful blog called The Pioneer Woman and her own cooking show on the Food Network.
5. The beautiful colors are gone now, but I have to share something I read recently that I liked.
"Fall colors are funny. They're so bright
and intense and beautiful. It's like nature is
trying to fill you up with color, to saturate
you so you can stockpile it before winter
turns everything muted and dreary."
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Until next time...