Cold weather is coming! Today is the day – the day that the cold air is coming in along with more moisture. Fall is here, and winter is on the way. With that in mind, I brought in a couple of plants, just in case the meteorologists are correct about a possible freeze. My geranium decided to try one last time to bloom before the cold air arrives. I’ll bring it in and see if I can keep it alive this winter. I don’t make any guarantees.
My family and I attended the Greek Festival in Edmond yesterday (Oompah!) and dined on Gyro sandwiches, some wonderful Greek beer and wine and of course Baklava for dessert. I bought a lovely scarf of silk and pashmina wool. And as usual, just for the sake of our health, we brought home an assortment of Greek desserts. I know it is fall when the Greek Fest comes around and I even got to wear my new fall poncho.
I’ve gone to work for the local YMCA substitute teaching some classes that I sometimes attend (not the heavy-duty, extremely athletic ones, but the old lady ones). It keeps me active and helps others when the regular teacher needs some time off. It won’t interfere with my writing and who knows I might loose some weight. (unless I continue to eat Greek desserts).
Fall is a time when Mother Nature prepares for a long winter’s rest. It seems to energize me and make me want to try new things. It is soup weather instead of salad weather and maybe with my increased time at the Y, I won’t put on the inevitable winter pounds this year.
What does fall do for you? Do you rest, or does it energize you?