Today is October 1st! Fall has arrived!!! I know that technically fall came in September, but it just didn’t feel like fall yet… I LOVE the fall! It feels like new beginnings to me. I am blessed to live in sunny Arizona where we have sunshine nearly 350 days of the year. I just survived THE SUMMER. The summer is defined by living your life inside with the AC set to artic level, but yesterday Boo and I were putting groceries in the car when I realized something was different… What was it?? Oh YES!!!! It was the butterfly kisses of a cool soft breeze hitting our faces and blowing our hair! It was a gorgeous, beautiful, and amazing Arizona day! Fall has arrived! J
The summers may be a little hot here, (ok.. so maybe they are lava running down a mountain hot) but the fall here is beyond perfect. It’s that nirvana when both my AC and heater are off, my electric bills drop drastically and I blissfully can leave the screen doors open for a deliciously relaxing cross breeze to float into my house.
This morning Boo and I had breakfast on the back patio complete with cinnamon tea, and then he said “Mama! Let’s go to the park!” A month ago by 7am we would feel like we were walking in Mordor, but today?? Today we had such a nice time walking around our neighborhood, swinging at the park to pretend we were flying and I watched Boo race up and down the grassy water basin. This is the type of morning that makes me feel so grateful.
Fall has arrived in the southwest! It’s time for hayrides, pumpkin patches and spiced tea! With the weather so nice now, I may even get motivated to finally clean out my garage… well…. maybe J I am however, grateful and happy to see the Fall roll in. This time of year reminds me how much I love living in this beautiful state! Hot summers? Scorpions? “Trees” with needles? None of those things matter once the beauty of Fall hits…
I’m off now to pack a picnic lunch and go on a short hike with Boo but I would love to hear how you all are celebrating our entry to Fall J