Monday, September 22, 2008

First Day of Fall

I love the seasonal changes, don't you?

I was in no hurry for summer to be over, and even now, I'm not rushing it along. Still, there's no denying that fall is here. The sun sets a little earlier each day and there's a definite crispness to the air in the evenings and mornings. So I'll just enjoy the pleasures of this season for this day. Won't you join me for an Indian Summer Picnic?

We'll sit on the back deck and munch on popcorn as we watch the sun go down.

Once it gets dark we can build a fire in the backyard and toast marshmallows... or set them on fire and blow 'em out, if that's the way you like yours! I'll even rustle up some Hershey bars and graham crackers for s'mores.
Would you care for a cup of hot cocoa with that?

Stop by Muse Swings for more Indian Summer Picnics... and enjoy the season!

16 comments:

Lavinia said...

Stunning scenes. How nice to enjoy while we nibble on our picnic goodies. The log fire---fantastic! After sundown when it gets too cool to stay out any longer, we'll all troop back to your place and enjoy that hot cocoa in front of the flames....

Thank you for your hospitality and warmth.

MuseSwings said...

S'mores! Here let me help you pop those marshmallows on the sticks. M-m-m my favorite! What a wonderful view you have! Perfect for an Autumn evening. Thank you for joining in on the fun! I'll be back when the sun starts setting and sit by the bonfire and have s'more s'mores...
Cynthia

Emily said...

Such beautiful pictures! I love this time of year - the transition into fall. I am excited for crisp air, more baking and hot apple cider! Hope you are enjoying a lovely day today!

marianne said...

Oh I am enjoying the popcorn and the view!
Nice to meet you!
Thanks for sharing these wonderful things with a stranger!
Greetings Marianne

please come to Holland as well

Margaret Ann said...

Sounds fantastic to me ...I think I'll bring my camera...your view is spectacular...Feel free to stop by my picnic too in case you are in the mood to do a bit of sketching or just relax before popping the corn...its a beautiful day here in the desert! :)

Toots said...

I see the "shutter bug" has bitten! I love the pictures! Very nice.
Laura

Melissa Wertz said...

I love fall, and we are having some cooler weather than we have had in past years. It is nice.

pse said...

I want to come too. I love popcorn and s'mores. I'll also have some hot chocolate please..

Aliene said...

Might be 1st day od fall for that part of the country, but I think we need to change our Official Fall Dqy to the end of October.
Would love to join your tea, but guess I will pass. Love to hear from you. Aunt Lene

steviewren said...

What a gorgeous autumn sunset! Please pass the s'mores while I sit here by the fire and dream the night away. The perfect way to end a perfect Indian Summer day!

Janeen said...

Nice to meet you! Great pictures! I should have worn elastic from all the food I've eaten today but I MUST have a smore! StevieWren told me they are having a bon fire across the lake, let's go!

MuseSwings said...

I'm back! That bonfire is great! And these s'mores - nothing better for ending the first day of autumn.

nanatrish said...

I thing sitting on your porch eating the popcorn sounds so fun. I also loved the fire. I am so ready for the cool weather. Glad to meet you.

Kalianne@BygoneBeauty said...

This is so much fun! I've never tasted Hershey Bars! What a lovely view you have! I still have some marshmallows left over from the bonfire, lets pop some in our hot chocolates!

e-Mom said...

Very nice. I can smell the popcorn. What a great idea!!!

Carrie said...

Indian Summer picnic...what a great idea. Your outdoor setting is beautiful...