Fall is definitely here. The date confirms it, my zinnias and cosmos are fading, as the mums and autumn joys are thriving and bursting with color. Days are fuller and more scheduled, and daylight is disappearing more quickly and coming later in the morning. I’m jealous every year of my friends who embrace this change and yearn for the cooler weather and all that fall brings. I cling to the 90-degree weather that continues these days, and miss the more carefree and unscheduled days of summer, with canning and freezing; eating fresh produce from the garden most meals; and having a freer schedule to visit grandchildren (and children too, of course).
Although I enjoy the busyness that comes with September; the beginning of Bible Study Fellowship (BSF), changes in Sunday School classes, the MCC Sale in October, and the holiday celebrations, I think one of the things I miss and can go by the wayside, is meeting with one or two friends for times of fellowship. Continue reading