Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Oh How I Miss Fall...Let Me Count The Ways!
Many of the blogs I read are of family and friends in our hometown of Salt Lake. Because it is now October, I have been reading and seeing lots of fun things about fall. Reading some of these blogs have left me feeling.....well....a little homesick!
Pardon me while I reminisce on some of my favorite things about fall!
-I love the changing leaves. I miss taking a drive through the canyon to admire the many colors of fall. I also love the crunching sound that is made as you walk over fallen leaves.
-There is a crispness in the air that I haven't felt for years! I miss that feeling you get inside when summer turns to fall.
-I loved to pull out my fall/winter clothes. I know it sounds silly, but I miss sweaters!
-I miss the Scarecrow Festival! It became a tradition to take our family each year to enjoy the entertainment and activities.
-This one goes way back, but I miss the soccer field! I loved going to soccer games in the fall. Wrapping up in a blanket and taking in that crispness I mentioned earlier, what good times!
-Another favorite was my mom's clam chowder and grandma's home made french bread. There's nothing like hot soup and bread on cool fall night. Often times after being at a football game, we would gather together for some of this good old comfort food!
These are just some of the things that I have been missing in the past few days. There are good things about fall in Phoenix too. For instance, it is only 82 degrees at 12 in the afternoon instead of 102, and our walks to get Connor from school are a little more pleasant now! I have also been thinking of how nice Halloween is here because we don't have to wear our winter coats over our costumes. I do enjoy many things about Arizona, but I can't help but miss many things about Utah!