Signs of Fall

Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night; and thus he would never know the rhythms that are at the heart of life. ~Hal Borland

Is it Fall yet?

How can you tell?

Oh, sure, the days are shorter, the crickets chirp a steady symphony all night long, the kids are back in school, football season is upon us, flannel shirts are showing up on store shelves.

But is that enough? Don’t you want more proof?

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Fall is Showing up Everywhere

I’ve talked with people who don’t like Fall.

Nature dies off, they reason. And Fall portends the coming of winter and cold weather.

True. The leaves of our cherry tree are starting to turn:

Cherry tree, early Fall

Cherry tree, early Fall

And so are the Dogwood’s:

Dogwood, early Fall

Dogwood, early Fall

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