As much as I love fall, the end of summer always makes me sad. Carly Simon got it just right—
The apples are ripe and the corn is past
Everyone says summer goes by so fast
And we just got here
I can hardly believe it but it's ended
The beach is a haze and old love's a ghost…
…Could the truth be I won't really see
How much I love you 'til it's over
On the other hand, I do love the whole season of autumn. I love creating art that's a little haunted, like this piece I just did for an altered book themed "visual incongruities and conundrums."
Look carefully, up and down his face. Which way is he going?
(I drew this face, pen and colored pencil, based on an image
I saw on an optical illusion site.)
I love fall movies, like You've Got Mail (which I never seem to outgrow) and
Hocus Pocus and Good Will Hunting, Dead Poets Society and
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.
Got a favorite fall movie?
Do you care about Miley Cyrus and the VMAs? Cause I'm yawning about that.
Still loving The Coffee House station on Sirius. It fills my home with happiness. That and my keurig coffee pot, which necessarily goes with the music. Who needs Starbucks?
Wait, you wanted to see my grand babies? Awww I don't want to bore you. Well....if you insist...