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A Halloween Treat: Cold Weather Arrives

Fall waited until the morning of Halloween to make an appearance, but finally it is here behind the Pine Curtain. Temperatures dipped below freezing Friday morning. The leaves on the oak and sweetgum trees visible out my study window are turning brown and raining down, leaving a colorful carpet on the driveway. The yard guy shows up every other week to blow and bag them up, a job I once performed but wisely retired from. The DIY ethic only goes so far with me these days. There are certain rituals in our household to be followed as actual cold weather arrives. My Beautiful Mystery Companion is the keeper...

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