Season’s change

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It’s snowing in Chicago today.

Okay, so “snowing” is a little bit of an exaggeration, considering it’s Chicago and all but still, flurries and 30 degrees on October 31st? Come on, Winter. Wait yer turn. I’m not complaining, much, at least not yet. I anticipate I’ll get to the complaints pretty soon. It’s part of the cycle of things. For now, there’s work to be done- sweep up the dried and dropped leaves from my neighbor’s tree, say goodbye to the plants that survived my poor gardening skills only to be left at the mercy of this cold weather, dig out winter wear from last year if I can remember where I might have put it. Those scarves and gloves could be anywhere. I’m just not ready.

But as I sit and listen to the flurried, sleet sort of rain fall outside I’m reminded about how things shift, how we move…

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