I prefer winter and fall, when you feel the bone structure of the landscape. Something waits beneath it; the whole story doesn’t show. — Andrew Wyeth
October is not the same around the globe. Those of us in the Northern Hemisphere may get the cooler temperatures and change of color, seeing the beauty of the yellow, red, or orange. And then there are others where the rainy season ends and the dry season begins.
There is something incredibly nostalgic and significant about the annual cascade of Autumn leaves – Joe. L. Wheeler
You ought to know that October is the first Spring month. – Karel Capek
Here’s to October!
A season of transition
November is a month of transition.
The morning frost exists on the remaining autumn colored leaves
as we pivot to the festive holiday season.
Salmon viewing on the Cedar River
It’s back! Join the Seattle Aquarium and trained naturalists at different points along the Cedar River and other local watersheds. Look for Pacific salmon as they make their way back to the area to spawn. Autumn and October make a great pairing with Chinook, Coho, Sockeye salmon. For more information, see https://www.seattleaquarium.org/salmon-journey
As September ends…
Autumn arrives in September. A favorite season, time of year. Check out this pic from the streets of Barcelona Spain.
Happy 1st Day of Fall 2015
Ready to say goodbye to Summer? You may not have been last week but now that Autumn has officially arrived, you just might be. It’s a collection of new beginnings, traditions, festivals, and a time to settle in for the upcoming Winter. The leaves turn color and fall to the earth. The wind and rain show themselves. As it is a fascinating time, you may yearn to know more. Check out the links below for some Autumn (and Fall) content and if you want more…search for it.
Welcome Autumn. Happy 1st day of Fall!
No Spring nor Summer beauty hath such grace., as I have seen in one Autumnal face. ~ John Donne
Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves.
– John Muir
Every leaf speaks bliss to me,
Fluttering from the autumn tree.
– Emily Bronte
Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile.
– William Cullen Bryant
hide the path
– John Bailey
Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.
– George Eliot