Sunday, November 20, 2016

Sunday Stroll - First Snow

The maple leaves that blew into the herb garden are 
covered with snow this morning.

Still, the snapdragons bloom despite the chill,

and the last few roses cling to the vine,
reluctant to let go of the bountiful season.
It was the most beautiful autumn I can remember.

The water hoses are stored away,
the garden "tucked in" for the winter,

and we walk more briskly now,
head down, shoulders braced against the wind.

Mabel thinks it is too cold.   
"Let's go in," she asks with a pleading glance.

Where ever you are, whatever the weather, I wish you joy.


Cat Lover said...

We certainly were blessed with a beautiful Fall this year but we knew it had to come to an end. We wore t-shirts outside on Saturday but not today! Lovely photos, I noticed one of our neighbours still had a few roses too.

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Marcie said...

It was so beautiful here this fall! And we had the same scenario... although it was Friday in short sleeves and the storm began on Saturday. Boy, that wind brought cold air! Thank you for visiting and for your nice comments!

Out on the prairie said...

Looks like more could be in store, looks pretty but glad it missed me. I stayed in an unheated cabin over the weekend.I always like the snapdragons for how long they last, yours are really nice.Sometimes they return in the spring, if I don't weed them out.