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Fall has always been my favorite season of the year. I like things about the other seasons, don't get me wrong. I like the holidays in Winter, I like the new life in Spring, and I like ... er ... air conditioning in Summer? No, no...the long days in Summer. But Fall combines comfortable weather, good available food, and some pretty decent holidays itself with the three Harvest festivals I celebrate as a Pagan.

So what joys are coming to you this Fall? I present some over the lovely orange aroma below.

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Speaking of good food, my husband has already created some masterpieces of culinary art. For example:

Bison Arm Roast Stew by *Windthin on deviantART

Featuring naturally low-fat bison, purple and yellow carrots, and zucchini, which we're finding we really like, this meal was a great hit at our house and ended up with no leftovers.

We've also found beautiful things to look at outside, from water droplets in a spiderweb

Gems in a Weave 4 by *Windthin on deviantART

to bees on thistles

Bumblebee on a Thistle 2 by *Windthin on deviantART

and even a blue dragonfly.

Male Widow Skimmer Dragonfly 3 by *Windthin on deviantART

So, what beauty and joy is there in your Harvest? Do you have a garden bringing you fresh vegetables? Enjoying the cooler weather on your walks? Please share with us!

The scale gave me a 140 this morning. You know, I'll take it.

Rachel and the Birch Grove 28 by *Windthin on deviantART

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