I was sitting on the deck enjoying the moment and the warmth of the sun, with a warm, spirit wind keeping me company. I heard a strange ‘rushing-brushing’ kind of noise happening below. I tried to ignore it, but my thoughts turned to trying to figure out what was causing it. Truly, I was reluctant to leave my comfortable space.
Curiosity won. I left my spot and went in search of this ‘rushing-brushing’ noise. As I walked, down from the deck and across the yard, the noise became louder. There it was – fallen leaves (already) blowing wildly in all directions across the driveway, making a kind of ‘rushing-brushing’ sound as they danced their way across the blacktop. Mystery solved.
Wait….‘Falling leaves already?’ I thought.
This is my third autumn with vision loss. While I am unable to clearly see the kaleidoscope of colors being painted across the landscape, I still love autumn and all the potential and beauty she holds: family gatherings, football, a warm fire on a cool night, a harvest moon… What about you? What do you like about the autumn season?