Tuesday, October 28, 2008

I Love Fall

I love the colors of the leaves, and the rustle sound they make when you walk through them. I love the smell of dirt in the harvest. I miss being in the fields watching the beet digger load the trucks. I miss riding with my mom and Dad to take a load to the beet dump. I miss watching for the giant potatoes, and the funny shapes that would get taken out in the sorting process. I miss the sound of shot guns as my brothers and Dad would chase after pheasants flying out of the field being harvested.

I love the cooling temperatures, and opening my windows at night. I love watching the geese fly south. I love the corn stalks on porches and the carved pumpkins and front steps.

PUMPKINS-- I love pumpkins. I love their color and I love their flavor. I love pumpkin pie, cookies, bread, pancakes, and muffins. I love pumpkin rolls and cranberry pound cake. I love fresh apples off of the trees and all the yummy apple desserts.

I love knowing that Thanksgiving is right around the corner- a wonderful reminder to be thankful for all our many blessings and for reflecting a little on what Heavenly Father has given us.

I even love watching the first snow fall, it makes me think of reading a book by the fire (while drinking hot cocoa of course).


Texas Roney Family said...

I have to ditto you. I LOVE the fall too! Thanks for reminding me how much we have to be thankful for the little things that are taken for granted!!

Rachel M said...

Man, you've been busy posting! I love fall too and I'm especially grateful for friends like you!!

Steven and Rylie said...

Hey Sis, the blog looks great. At first when I read your post I thought "Hmm.....I don't really miss the harvest and all the long hours on the farm" But then as I read on I realized that I do miss making memories and working with the fam, but most of all I miss how simple life was. It seemed like as long as we got the work done everything would be fine, and it was.

The Tolman Family said...

I love the fall times 300!! I love my fall baby too!! I am soooo excited for you to have your fall baby!! Call us when he decides to come we need a good reason to come and visit!

Shannon said...

There is nothing better than snuggling up with a book in a nice warm bed when it's raining or snowing outside. Even though winter gets old, I could never trade that!