Gail (gailmarie) wrote,
Gail
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If you want to view paradise, simply look around and do it

I love autumn.

It's by far my favorite season.

I loved when I was little. I would wake up on Saturday mornings, and I'd be freezing. Temperatures in the morning would only rise to upper 50's, and I was still in summer pajamas. Stepping out of bed right away would be hazardous! I'd lay there for a bit, trying to adjust to the cold while pulling back the covers a little at a time.

Then I'd grab a blanket and go claim the couch in the living room as my own. Turning on Satuday morning cartoons, I snuggled up and had a lazy day.

It was never so cold after getting dressed in pants and a long-sleeved shirt, but the air was still nippy, so I'd have to take a light jacket if ever I went out. Outside looked dead, but I loved it. Trees turning colors, and eventually the leaves falling. There was a crispness to the air that made everything so clear.

And I would be warm inside with my cartoons...eating cereal for breakfast, and maybe warm soup for lunch. With crackers!

*sigh*

To be young again. And for it to be autumn again! It's still 75 degrees out!

Oy! I want my pants and long-sleeved shirts!
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