The Sun Says “Hurry Up” and Other Fall Thoughts


I’m going to share a little old and a little new today. In November of 2014 I wrote:

AUTUMN PLAYS TRICKS WITH TIME

Waking moments are fewer

The sun says “Hurry up” while

The wind pushes us along and

I swear time moves faster by

Taunting my to-do lists and

My goal sheets

Each minute holds the seconds more loosely than the last

And they fall away quickly like the leaves that desert the trees

Then swirl along the ground

Warning of the darkness beckoning as

The year readies to close its eyes and then

In a moment’s blink

A New Year wakes and we begin again.

 

Falling Leaves and Free Write Friday

fall

I believe autumn plays tricks with time

 

Waking moments are fewer

The sun says “Hurry up” while

The wind pushes us along and

I swear time moves faster by

Taunting my to-do lists and

My goal sheets

Each minute holds the seconds more loosely than the last

And they fall away quickly like the leaves

2014-11-07T12:09:48-06:00Categories: Grown Ups & Downs|Tags: , , , |4 Comments

My Kind of Sunday, Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

Fall Fun

You may know, Marcus and I are not the “outdoorsy” sort. But Autumn’s colors and invigorating cool down do lure us outside on occasion.

The perfect spot? A pumpkin patch, of course!  Add into the mix my brother’s family, complete with energetic 3 year old, and we’ve got a recipe for fun.

Camp Fontanelle

We all rode together the short trip out of town to Nickerson, NE, (not far from Fremont) to check out Camp Fontanelle.

For those of you who have preconceived notions about Omaha and Nebraska, let me assure you, I do not