In the other gardens
And all up the vale,
From the autumn bonfires
See the smoke trail!
Pleasant summer over
And all the summer flowers,
The red fire blazes,
The grey smoke towers.
Sing a song of seasons!
Something bright in all!
Flowers in the summer,
Fires in the fall!
~Robert Louis Stevenson~
I chose Robert Louis Stevenson’s poem because I always associate the scent of wood smoke with Fall.
The cawing of Crows is a sound of Autumn. We heard them at the lake last time we were there.
Another sound of Autumn for me; a high school band practicing for Friday night football halftime shows. That sound always brings back happy 50+ year old school memories during Fall. I played French Horn.
The cloth is a satin quilt, Chris Madden/JC Penney, several years ago.
The rooster floral piece is a replica of one shown in Charles Faudree’s French Country Signature. I found the piece at Three French Hens, St Louis.
The square plates, soup bowls and flatware are from HomeGoods.
Napkin~Raymond Waites, HomeGoods.
I don’t recall where I found the glassware and leaf plates.
Candlesticks from HomeGoods a few years ago.
Everyone must take time to sit and watch the leaves turn.