Autumn Is in the Air, Are You Ready?

The cool breezes of autumn are just around the bend. It’s time for cozy sweaters and crisp leaves underfoot. For many, the vibrant colors and energy of fall are an inspiration for creativity. For others, fall simply means the dreaded return of the school year and the death of summer. Do you get excited at the thought of falling leaves and autumn sunsets, or does the smell of fall in the air make you cringe? Who knows, maybe this year we’ll get an extended Indian summer.
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”
-Albert Camus

“It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.”
-B. C. Forbes

“No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.”
-Samuel Johnson

“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

“There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!”
-Percy Bysshe Shelley

“My sorrow, when she’s here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.”
-Robert Frost

“The autumn wind is a pirate. Blustering in from sea with a rollicking song, he sweeps along swaggering boisterously. His face is weather beaten; he wears a hooded sash with a silver hat about his head… The autumn wind is a Raider, pillaging just for fun.”
-Steve Sabol

“I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.”
-Thomas Hood

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