an autumn storm has arrived in the PNW
for all of America was hit by one this Thursday;
So tonight this mother's heart weeps for you who bore this storm's cruel brunt:
And as you all know --I am SO thankful for blueberries. I love them in the spring when they are filled with pretty blossoms, in the summer when they're covered with big, ripe, juicy blueberries and in autumn when they fill my garden with my favorite color of red.
Of course you all know the blueberries above (second photo) can't be from my garden.
Nope! Because even though I added another plant this year, that still only brings me to 5 and this field of blueberries we passed had a LOT more plants then that!
A WHOLE lot more!
Maybe next year I'll add another one---I'm sure the gooseberries and spirae won't mind giving up a little 'branch' room for a friendly, no thorns blueberry--
And my oldest son, who adores them, won't mind either. Can you imagine he told me this summer that I should rip out all the ornamental plants in HIS garden--and put in only edible plants--like blueberries.
NOW that isn't going to happen.
Next is a collection of our leaves on the concrete table my Farmer Boy made with our kids--or was it the grandkids? Eek! This photo turned out a lot more dull then it looked in real life--you'll have to pretend the sun is shining on the leaves and that they are all glossy in the light.
And last, but not least, the Prairifire crabapple we planted earlier this year-in spring-when it was filled with beautiful red-pink blossoms. It is pretty now with its red fruit and yellowing leaves--especially in the sunlight!
I LOVE autumn and its colors! And so on this first Thursday of Thanksgiving I give thanks to God for autumn. I am truly grateful for it!!