October 22, 2008

Weekly Topics

I did it again, I joined another swap - this time it's the Amazing Autumn Coffee Swap This week's topic:
What makes a "Fall day" for you? How do you know it's here, and what do you love about the weather, the scenery, or something else that makes Autumn lovely?

Yesterday, I took Beau out for a walk all by himself. Just me, Beau & the camera. A few of the things I love about Fall days - clear, sunny weather. The kind where you can drive around with the top down and the radio cranked - thanks to heat and heated seats. I also love the colors of the trees. Everyone thinks of New England for fall color and I've visited and everyone is right - breathtaking. However, we have fall color in the Pacific Northwest, it is just in much smaller quantities because I do live in the Evergreen State, after all.

Another Fall reminder - the Birthday/Holiday season starts in October. Today is my birthday, apparently I've crossed an invisible line into "old" today (according to JB), then his birthday is Saturday, Thanksgiving, Christmas, our Anniversary/New Year's Eve, ending with The Princess' birthday in January. It's gonna get busy. Thanks so much for all the well wishes - I appreciate them all.

11 comments :

  1. Happy birthday!

    I'm so glad you and Beau had a few moments to call your own yesterday...

    Good luck with the holiday season. My calendar looks much the same!

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  2. Happy Birthday, Gaylen!

    May your day be filled with fun, and your year filled with joy.

    Saralyn

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  3. Hereabouts, we call this the "Grand Celebratory Season", with all the same holidays everyone else has, plus both of our birthdays and 6 of the 9 kids' birthdays between now and SuperBowl Sunday. I won't know my name by the new year!

    Happy Birthday!

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  4. Oh, yeah, and tell JB that I'm not old, although he may be, and you're younger than me, so there!

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  5. you know, i think the New England fall IS gorgeous...but you hit the nail on the head with your photo of a PNW fall...those vivid reds, right next to the vivid green Doug Fir. Oh, how i miss Doug Firs, Western Red Cedars, Sitka Spruce, etc.

    Happy Birthday my dear dear friend!!

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  6. Doggies + camera + fall = AWESOME!

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  7. Happy Birthday!

    Im working on my first swap. It will involve knitting a premie hat for charity at the same time. Stay tuned to irisheyes please. I'll announce within a week. Maybe you want to play!

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