Monday, September 22, 2008

Autumn in New York- or You've Got Mail

It's at the beginning of the movie, so I know you know what I'm talking about. When Tom Hanks tells Meg Ryan how much he love autumn in New York, and how he would like to send her a bouquet of freshly sharpened pencils.

I don't send bouquets to people as a general rule (though I do accept), but I have that fall feeling.


It's in the air, walking outside in the morning makes you want to bite into an apple.


Unfortunatly, today is not one of those days. It's a very Monday kind of day, overcast, but not raining.

The kind of day Anne Shirley might call a Jonah day.

But, I do have this to look forward to.

This is Prospect Park, Brooklyn in the fall.

5 comments:

  1. Hi Val,

    I think today is the vernal equinox, so your blog is right on time. I also get a kind of yearning feeling as fall approaches. (Although fall doesn't really begin in California until November.) I feel like I want to get on a plane and go somewhere far away---like Vermont.
    It's as though your life should change along with the weather.

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  2. you have a case of the mondays.

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  3. you guys should read the essays of Ray Carney, from Boston University. He's incredible.

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  4. You should see fall in Aberdeen. It is also beautiful. Wait. Please see the fall in Aberdeen? We'd like you to visit.

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  5. Dad, I'm so glad my post coincided with such an auspicious event. I don't know what that means, but it seems like it should mean something.

    Sarah, good call, it was a case of the Mondays.

    Lindsey, I would love it, I'll book my trip right now. Are you guys coming back for Christmas, or are you having (gasp with delight) a Scottish Christmas?

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