It is lastly Slide! If you hear closely, you can hear the appears of defeated clicks and heavy sighs as families reluctantly switch on the heat. The ominous bin is taken out from the prime of the closet as hats and mitts topple out, to be changed by sandals and sunscreen, banished to the void for yet another year. There is the echo of lament at the shortness of summer months, gone also quickly all over again, and the prickly bracing for the brash wintertime all-also-fast on fall’s heels.
But in my area, the window is open. The air flowing in is at the moment uncomfortably cold, and immeasurably comforting. Healing. The sunlight is increasing lazy, starting to slumber in, and clocking out earlier each day. As opposed to most individuals, I welcome the darkness. It is calming to start off and stop my day less than the nevertheless blanket