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As soon as there is a little nip in the New England air, it's a telltale sign that summer is on the wane.
The other morning, I felt it. Looking out the window, mists wrapped like curtains around the fountain, patio table and chairs, and fence.
"Uh oh," I said out loud. "Summer's almost over."
Sure enough, that night, there was no need to turn on the overhead fan in the bedroom. It felt cool enough to add another quilt to the bed.
With just a tiny bit of reticence, up to the attic I went to take down some fall decorations. Meanwhile, the spring and summer wreath, with flowing pink satin ribbons, had to be hauled up the stairs and placed on a nail in the attic.
Down came the leaf-covered wreath my daughter made last fall. It's very festive and looks pretty on our front door.
Several scarecrow-like figures are called "the kids." They came down from the attic, too, and have been positioned at their stations on our front porch.
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