Autumn brings changing leaves and crisp air that's perfect for a comfortable outdoor workout. To check out the East Coast's fall foliage on the run, consider registering for one of these fall foliage races and runs--colorful autumn vistas are guaranteed.
If a new kid comes in and your friends like them more. If somebody new is better than you in your special talent and they take your place. If the new teachers are grumpy. If your new teacher is strict.
If your new teacher is serious.
To the fear of many, summer is waning. Autumn, they say, lulls things to death. As a Scorpio, I feel at ease in autumn. It is the only season I fully trust, meaning that I spend the rest of the year longing for it.
Did The Secret Garden render the obvious and turn me into a green thumb? No, though I dabble happily in the dirt, even if it now means little more than providing a snack for the deer that roam our neighborhood. It did, however, help grow my love of language.
Clink your glass often in praise of others. Toast the chefs and hosts, generously complimenting them, even if the turkey is a bit dry and the green beans are overcooked. You will enjoy the food and company more if you prime yourself for appreciative thoughts by voicing them loudly.
For students, I like to refer to this period as the calm before the storm. As much as I love to daydream about roasted turkey, I have to be realistic. Like all semesters, this one has been long and hard, but before we can celebrate our accomplishments, we must conquer one final hurdle.
Of course, I'm new to seasons. They still seem miraculous to me as they offer compelling life lessons. I'm hoping they remain reminders of my many life miracles instead of becoming just another thing about which I complain or worse yet fail to notice.
Nature gives us lessons all year long, through each season. It totally amazes me. So as you huddle around the bonfire, kick around the leaves, and enjoy the crisp fall air, reflect on the lessons from the harvest and embrace the necessary renewal of winter.
Autumn's dramatic pink and purple sunset skies and naturally golden foliage make an outdoor wedding absolutely magical, and it also happens to be the most economical season in which to say 'I Do' -- especially if you venture outside the big city.
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Football was made for movies. There are build-ups to the climactic championship game, with the clock counting down the minutes into those final tense, ticking seconds. Whether closing in on the huddle, or going wide for a field kick, the feeling is more like war than sports.