October 1, 2008

Ode to October

Here’s to apple cider, pumpkin patches, candy corn and fall. Here’s to waking up to a chill in the air and a big, warm sweater to wrap up in. To walking out your door to the sound of crunching leaves beneath your feet and a crisp breeze that makes your hair dance across your face.

Here’s to scary movies and screaming out loud, then laughing til your belly hurts because you feel like such a fool. To grandma’s quilts, and black bean soup, and the smell of fresh baked bread coming from the kitchen.

I adore you.

To haunted hayrides, and scarves and gloves, and caramel apples as big as your head.

To Vermont and to the leaves, and to laying in the hammock until your toes might just fall off.

Going apple picking and pretending like you’re actually going to bake something, then driving home on heated seats in the Mini.

You. Complete me.

Because you, my favorite month of the year…I would be nothing without you.

And on the very first day of the very best month, I think of you and all the things that make you…You.

And my heart is full with possibility

  1. Emily

    AND it’s the "cool people" Birthday month woohoo!

  2. Tara

    I feel….the.same.way. I feel like I come alive at this time of year and I love the cooler crisp air and all the promise of fall leaves, apples, family and friends, smell of firewood….its wonderful. yay for fall!

  3. kenzie shores

    true, true, I LOVE October!!!

  4. Justin Marantz

    I’m right there with ya Emily!! :-)

  5. robin dini

    yahoo! it’s october! let the games begin!

  6. Eric Foley

    I agree! Is there any other reason to live in New England??

  7. Robert J. Trenske

    I have to agree, I LOVE this time of year, the seasons are something I could never give up… we are very grateful.

  8. Mandy

    Brilliant blog. Just saw your post on the {b} school and has to stop by. Those guys at infinet design really are masters with this stuff. Love your post hear too. So heartfelt, and sweet.

    regards,
    Amanda

  9. Samantha Jones

    I adore you, Miss Mary! What a great post.

  10. jamie delaine

    October is my favourite month too!! :)

  11. Tracy

    October has always been, and will always be, my favorite month too! It’s almost here and I can hardly stand the wait! :)

  12. Michael and Carina

    I miss it already! Ready for Spring to come though!

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