What’s Not To Love About Fall

Fall is my favorite time of year. I know…it means winter is coming. That intensifies my adoration of autumn because I relish every single delightful day when I can walk outside and see the sights:
I love golden corn fields ready for picking in the fall.
I love pear and apple trees hanging full of fruit in the fall.
I love the colors of fall and walking through crispy carpets of crunchy leaves.
I love meadows turning golden with the vivid touches of wildflowers like purple iron weed, goldenrod and white wild asters.
I love the last burst of garden blooms like zinnias and mums.
I love pumpkins and Indian corn on the porch. Rub your pumpkins with shortening to keep them hydrated and fresh longer.

Especially I love to walk down tree-lined lanes in autumn or drive down country roads to do leaf sightings. The best treat is a fresh apple from the nearest tree to crunch along the way.
God’s creation is breathtaking. Catch some quality time to hoard all winter.


About Sharon L. Clemens

Sharon and husband Merle and their children owned and operated a specialty shop and restaurant in a restored dairy barn for thirteen years in a village in Illinois. After closing their restaurant, they converted the barn into the family home and moved their shop to the garden level. They operated a collectable shop as a home-based business for another thirteen years before retiring to the country life. Sharon has been a special feature guest on the local NBC telelvision affiliate and has spoken professionally on topics relating to herb gardening and cottage lifestyle. In addition to conducting workshops and programs, Sharon writes a weekly cottage lifestyle e-newsletter called “Cottage Chat” and a Word Press blog: Seasons of Farm Grove. She has written five novels, The Younger Girl, Door County Cottage, Timeless-A Door County Love Story, Door County Cabin and Door County Escape, love stories with traditional values set in Door County, Wisconsin.
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2 Responses to What’s Not To Love About Fall

  1. Jovie says:

    I love these pictures! So warm!!

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