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Morning Feeding and I Needed a Sweatshirt!

This morning when I went out to feed the livestock I needed to wear a sweatshirt.  This is the first morning this fall that it has been this cool and that is so unbelievably wonderful.  And so longed for.   I love fall and I love sweatshirts and everything is so much more cheerful for me when it's cool in the morning.  Yes, we have had a couple of coolish mornings so far this month but this one started off with a sweatshirt.  That's like the smell of the first fire in the fireplace to me.  All is right with the world and I may survive into winter. Of course, the temps will be back in the 90's by Friday but that's...

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Fall is Coming

Our temperatures are still in the middle 90's but you can tell Fall is on the way.  The marigolds that have been bursting with blooms all summer long are starting to slow down.  All summer long I've been picking two large buckets of flowers every 2 to 3 days.  Now I'm picking a small bucket's worth every 5 days or so.   There are still some buds on the plants so we aren't finished for the year but you can see the change.  Fortunately, we have lots of dried marigolds on hand for all your fall dyeing needs.

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