Anne reveled in the world of color about her.
"Oh, Marilla," she exclaimed one Saturday morning, coming dancing in with her arms full of gorgeous boughs, "I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers. It would be terrible if we just skipped from September to November, wouldn't it? Look at these maple branches. Don't they give you a thrill--several thrills?”
-- L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
|Royal Albert October teacup, Cosmos|
Coming home from Hawaii to these beautiful fall colors softens the blow a little bit.
Quite a change from this . . .
and this . . .
|We went snorkeling here, another first and a highlight of our trip.|
But I'm not going to complain, not when I can see this out my front door.
Joining Rose Chintz Cottage for tea.