Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Welcome, Autumn 2021

Autumn Equinox 2021 in the Northern Hemisphere arrives at 3:20 PM today.

One day the summer storm is gathering,

Golden Summer Evenings - Barry Hilton_thumbGolden Summer Evening – Barry Hilton

the next thing you know the Autumn Equinox has arrived

Screenshot_2021-09-18 Autumn Glows by Barry HiltonAutumn Glows – Barry Hilton

and with it the passing of the dusty greens of late summer. At first they are replaced by autumn’s radiant display of hues.

spring through fall leaves color

This season of ever shortening days and longer nights requires a sorting down, a retention of bare essentials. Thus all that finery is tossed to the wind, left to crinkle, brown, decay and nourish the barren earth. Their hosts tuck themselves down for a long, restorative rest in order to enable their triumphant emergence, once again, come that forever hopeful spring.


Be like that.