We had our first snow yesterday. It stuck to the grass but not the road. It lasted until the sun came out. Last night we had more snow and this is sticking. I am sad to see fall end, but I wouldn’t trade our winter for a Texas summer no-way, no-how!! I have to confess, though, ever since I discovered Texas garden blogs, it’s been a bit easier to get through the winter. A couple of days ago, Bill Hopkins of Prairie Point posted a photo of his ‘Valentine’ rose, and it sure is a looker. Helps you remember that life still goes on somewhere else when everything’s gone dormant in your neck of the woods.
If winter is slumber and spring is birth, and summer is life, then autumn rounds out to be reflection. It’s a time of year when the leaves are down and the harvest is in and the perennials are gone. Mother Earth just closed up the drapes on another year and it’s time to reflect on what’s come before.
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