September Personified

Originally Appeared in the Sun by the Sea…

(online version http://www.sunbythesea.com)

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September sinks into summer’s dwindling dog days. Heads back to school. Trades beach bags for book bags. Gets an A+ in all things coastal! Welcomes the Irish in everyone at the Fall Festival. Arrives early for each fabulous fall event. Attends a fishing tournament. Appreciates fading daylight. Builds memories bigger than sandcastles. Brings breezy autumn along for the ride…

September is surrounded by a bittersweet blend of orange, yellow, and gold. Wakes to the sound of lingering birds. Takes a last chance for a barefoot beach walk. Feels the hot sun mixing with the cool sand. Smells the morning glory. Feeds the squirrels. Jumps into a pile of color-changing leaves. Trades tank tops for tee shirts, sandals for sneakers. Plants a tree. Celebrates Indian Summer. Dances in a garden. Drives with the windows down. Smells the salt air. Makes tomato soup. Eats carrot cake. Stocks up on apples. Drinks apple cider. Watches a football game. Thinks positive. Participates in a treasure hunt. Chops wood. Cleans out the fireplace. Captures life’s sweetest moments. Touches the soft mist. Sleeps beneath the stars. Lives by heart. Knows what it means to be home…

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Author: Meg

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