Just some early morning thoughts from me to you…
“I wouldn’t have missed it for the world, wouldn’t have missed lovin’ you girl.
You’ve made my whole life worthwhile with your smile… I wouldn’t trade one memory”
I watched through the laundry room windows as she took our little rescue dog—Tulip—out for her first morning exploration of the yard. Tulip is now three and part Jack Russell and Rat Terrier mix, sweet, energetic and attached at the hip to my bride.
The breeze tossed Lynda’s hair as it blew by, and from the way she pulled her robe tight around her, then wrapped her arms around her chest, I knew what the temperature must be like, and what her words would be when she returned.
A cold front had wandered through our part of North Florida over the weekend. And with it brought what appeared to be a beautiful day.
“Wow, it’s cold out there.”
She hurried to open the door, with Tulip bursting past her to return to a somewhat warmer space.
Fall has arrived and with one week to go before we set our clocks back an hour, you can already feel the cool weather settling in, determined to stay around for a while. The World Series between the Kansas City Royals, the American League champions, and the San Francisco Giants, the champions of the National League, is shaping up to be one to remember. College football is in the homestretch heading toward conference championships, bowl games, and a four-team playoff designed to crown a national champion. (more…)