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Thursday, October 1, 2015

Thankful Living: Autumnal Blessings

The high winds have blown most of the Honeysuckle leaves from the vine ...
they have been dancing & twirling about in our garden for days :-)
I've been gathering them up and pressing them between pages of books ~ getting them ready to sit under  our Thanksgiving plates next weekend ♥
is the fallen leaf,
but it is also
a wider horizon
more clearly seen.
It is the distant hills
once more in sight,
and the enduring constellations
above them
once again
~Hal Borland~
Welcome October


La Table De Nana said...


Carla from The River said...

I love this.
Happy Autumn

Blondie's Journal said...

This is a wonderful way to use your honeysuckle leaves...love it. Sounds so pretty!

Jane x

June said...

Just beautiful Deb! I have missed too many of your lovely posts and so it has been a pleasure to go back and read the ones I have missed. I loved your painting in your thankful thursday post (she is such a beauty) and also your autumn post with all the amazing photos of your autumn so far. I love that you use your leaves to decorate your Thanksgiving table. I hope you have a wonderful feast!
You find the best quotes Deb!!!
have a great weekend,
Much love...

Jeanne said...

Beautiful my lovely friend.
I love everything you share.
Love Jeanne

Deb said...

thank you Monique ♥

Deb said...

Happy Autumn to you Carla ♥ Thank you for your visit.

Deb said...

hi Jane ~ the leaves are so large and some have turned the most gorgeous colours, while others remain green. Our pergola is looking quite bare as the wind has shook most of them free ♥

Deb said...

hello June ~ so happy to see you had stopped by ♥
thank you for all your lovely words ~ wishing you a wonderful weekend also xo

Deb said...

thank you dear Jeanne ♥ happy October !

Andrea Ostapovitch said...

I love the idea of pressed leaves on the table. Maybe for next year though, as our Thanksgiving is next weekend! Can't wait for that pie!

Deb said...

hi Andrea ~ you must be a fellow Canadian :-)
Happy Thanksgiving ... looking forward to the pie too! My daughter is doing Thanksgiving this year so I know the food will be amazing ♥

Mereknits said...

Our leaves are green our temps are warm, but still I am dreaming of Autumn.

Deb said...

sweet dreams Meredith :-)