Tiniest Thanksgiving Dinner

Happy Thanksgiving everyone. Hope you enjoy this teensy tiny dinner I cooked up for you.

My Autumn

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Roberta left a comment on one of my posts during this past Writing 101 and I’m finally getting the chance to answer! Thanks for the prompt.

Ah Autumn. I am madly in love. I look forward to this time of year obsessively. With Florida, it’s fairly well known that there are no seasons – or at least not a huge change from one to another. We have summer all year long with a couple months of Fall. I used to live further south in Florida, so at least with Jacksonville, leaves die and fall with a tiny bit of color change in between. I have to admit I miss the Autumn of the Midwest which was a true lead in to Winter.

In any case, being someone who hates the heat, I love that the weather starts to cool down and we get a tad bit of breeze. I finally get a chance to take breaks from work by taking a walk around the campus. I feel like I can finally think clearly when the suffocating heat dissipates.

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October marks candy, Halloween stuff in all the stores, the chance to buy creepy miniatures and create darker photo series. It also aids in outdoor macro photography as I have more of a will to explore the outdoors. Pumpkin and corn fields open their metaphoric doors, haunted houses open and we do our best to enjoy all the festivities we can.

Halloween: Ghosts
Halloween: Ghosts

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November marks the Greater Jacksonville Fair – actually having to wear a coat, eating junk food, and riding rickety rides. Then there’s also Thanksgiving – time off work, great food, and typically great company.

Carve the Turkey
Carve the Turkey

That said, when I saw the leaf (in the featured image) in the parking lot a couple of weeks ago, I thought back to this comment from Roberta – tire tread marked leaves on the rain-covered asphalt, that’s the Fall I see.

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So what does your Autumn look like?