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So now that fall has arrived I have this set of mind of wanting to cook roasts and cover the patio furniture and plant chrysanthemums. I want to re set the light timers (outside) and sweep leaves of the walk with a real broom. Except there are a few problems
number one it's to hot to cook or eat a roast.
Number two no use in covering the patio furniture when I sit on it every day.
Three I will plant some flowers and set the light timers.
Sweep the leaves? First off no leaves to rake for one (I actually miss that part of our old house) and it's to hot to do things like that. Rod and I would go out side about 11 every day and get on the yard tractor and hitch up the old lawn broom and go over our almost acre yard at least every other day in the fall. The first time we raked leaves at the house we didn't even own it (it was in contract, vacant and closing date was like a week away) I wanted to rake the leaves up in the front courtyard so we would not track all of them in when we moved in. That first time we raked one evening for about 4 hours and bagged 17 industrial sized bags full and that was only the tip of our ice burg the next year we learned about lawn brooms and leaf blowers (and yes there were way to many to mulch).But it's memories like that the draw me into fall looking forward to cool mornings, hot afternoons, and hazy nights.
blessings
a

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