This is the day.
The day we officially say goodbye to another summer. I took this photo some years ago, on another equinox, as the summer sun sank into the sea.
I never like saying goodbye to summer. But there are blessings with everything. Coolness and moisture have returned. We look forward to some 70 degree days in the coming week, after the showers we are experiencing this morning have passed. The air is fresher, and the plants can breathe again.
Fall colors are creeping into tree and shrub foliage. We are fortunate here to have a long, drawn out color season, lingering until Thanksgiving. I will enjoy it all, and probably share a few photos along the way.
I will count my blessings, and welcome another fall, with only a touch of melancholy for another summer gone.