Autumn leaves, and winter follows.
Before Halloween rolls around this weekend, autumn will leave Calgary, the snow will fall and the brightness of a season will disappear.
Fall is my favorite. The sun is warm, the air is brisk, the colours are bright. Unfortunately, it is far too fleeting. Autumn leaves, and winter follows.
This week, however, autumn was here in full breadth. We raked the leaves from our lone backyard tree, we piled them, we jumped, we threw, then we raked and piled again.
Some of my favorite pictures of the boys have been as autumn leaves – I just wish it wouldn’t.