As I sit here ending my day I look out my window and see the first snow of the year drifting down and realized with a pang, I missed fall this year. It was my intention, the color came late and life spiraled into days and nights of taking care of my dad. I would not have traded the time I have got to spend with him for any picture in the world I might have missed but….. I am not ready for the cold grey days of winter. So before the day ends here is my last Ode to fall a picture I took when the promise of red, orange, and yellow were a few days away. Goodbye fall hello, snow, ice, puddles, snuggles, hot chocolate, Snowmen, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, New Beginning’s and sweet farewells. See it’s not so bad after all.
“Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.” ―Mahatma Gandhi
Remember life is what you make it. It’s a wild crazy ride from mountain tops to valley lows. Just when you think it can’t get any worse, it does. And when you think it can’t get any better, it overwhelms you with happiness. Every day is a beautiful mystery. The secret is, learn to let go of yesterday’s mistakes and enjoy each and every today.