Thursday, August 12, 2010

I love the fall. I love it because of the smells that you speak of; and also because things are dying, things that you don't have to take care of anymore,
and the grass stops growing.

Mark Van Doren

As the paint in our hallway literally melts off the wall from this disgusting summer heat (oh yes, it's true and completely gross looking) , my mind drifts and fantasizes of all things fall:
  • Yankee Candle Spiced Pumpkin tarts.
  • hot apple cider in a big mug.
  • hearing the Nebraska Huskers fight song.
  • the smell of wood-burning fireplaces in the air.
  • driving with the windows down.
  • skinny jeans and my black riding boots.
  • picking pumpkins at Rombach Farms.
  • the crunch of fallen leaves underfoot.
What are you visualizing as you stick to your car seat and your hair frizzes?

8 comments:

My Husband's Watching TV... said...

A nice cool breeze and I don't mean the freezing breeze from the AC.

Mrs. Fabulous said...

I love this post. Because I want fall to come more than anything!
I can't wait to:
-put up my harvest decor
-wear a long sleeved cardigan outside and feel the nip in the air
-take T to the pumpkin patch
-burn my harvest smelling candles

OMG I'm dying. Fall, PLEASE come soon!!!!!

Jen said...

-Cardinals Post Season Play
-Football starting again
- Nice dinners outside when it isn't 100 degrees!
- BOOTS!

d.a.r. said...

I was just thinking about how much I loooovveee the fall!!

Cooking without sweating to death. Pumpkin pie. Gingerbread cookies. Apple spice and cinnamon scented candles. Soft fluffy blankets. College football. Cardigans. Fleece anything!

Busy Bee Suz said...

Oh, I love fall too. Even though it is different in Florida, it is still awesome.
My favorite part? turning off the a/c and opening up the windows!!!!

Naturally Caffeinated Family said...

I love fall candles, and scarves, boots, fally food, crisp weather for great family walks :)

Kristen said...

Your fall list sounds heavenly. I can't wait!

Aimee said...

I can't wait for fall, either! I love the smell of pumpkin candles. I can't wait to leave some place and not immediately break a sweat as soon as I step outside!

 
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