Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Where do ideas come from?

Where do ideas come from? All around! Check out Melissa Stewart’s video about the inspiration for her nature books:

There’s no denying that fall has finally descended on us here in Atlanta and that winter is on the way. The temperature is dropping and every morning on my drive into work I see roads covered in crispy, crunchy brown, yellow and red leaves. Suddenly, it's not unusual to see people in scarves and jackets and there are advertisements everywhere for events coming up in December. For me, this is my happy time--I love fall and all the promise of winter holidays ahead!

How do you celebrate the new season? Are you inspired by the crispness in the fall air and the changing colors of the leaves? What’s your favorite part of the Autumnal nature where you live? Or is fall the time when you start counting down the days until spring? 

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Happy Reading, everyone!

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**Contest ends Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 11:59 p.m. EST


  1. I love fall - it's football season!!! And, of course, it's absolutely gorgeous around here...But it also means it's almost "hibernation season". And I have very strong survival-instincts: when the days start getting shorter, I am suddenly *starving* constantly with the impulse to "fatten up" and the "hibernate" during the coldest part of the year, hehe...Sometimes it'd be real nice to be a bear ;o)


  2. Fall in New England is simply...gorgeous! I love the crispness of the air, the changing colors, corn mazes and apple picking it brings. While winter's not MY also brings it's own beauty and fun too!


  3. Apple/Pumpkin picking is the best part of autumn. Jumping into piles of leaves. And football season. They all make Autumn bearable.



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