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Old 16.10.2012, 12:22
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Are you sure that is not the photo for the month of October from the calendar you received last Christmas from your American insurance agent?



(Just kidding, grynch! You are blessed to have grown up in such beautiful surroundings!)
Tex, actually the calendar on my wall does have a better pic but THAT is where I grew up

also where we learned later on was heavily polluted by toxic chemicals due to a decades long history of chemical-dye plants dumping waste.

aw well.. so much for the rose tinted glasses.
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We recently moved to Zürich and this is my first real autumn. I grew up in the tropics and California so it's the first time I'll experience the four seasons. I've known only two really--rainy season and dry season (well, in the case of San Francisco, year-round fog).

My husband, originally from the East Coast (U.S.), would always say how much he missed the changing seasons. I've never understood. Hopefully, now I will.

Planning to go out this afternoon and look for fall colors...
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Came back from 3 weeks in UK last night - back to wonderful colours in the beech woods around here. Not quite as bright as the maples of New England (which is why we've recently planted some maples on our boundary) - but wonderful all the same. Yes, just love autumn, the smells, the colours, the bright skies and all the bounty that comes with it, mushrooms, hazelnuts, chestnuts, walnuts, fruit, etc. Wonderful.
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Old 16.10.2012, 12:37
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..... soon to be replaced by grey - make the most of it.

..... and may I congratulate you on using the correct word for this season - all we need to do now is encourage U to use more .... well ..... ewes.
What choo talkin' bout, Willis?

I know my grammar is far from being perfect, but I don't think I use "U" in place of "you"... do I?

Or maybe I misunderstood your post. I didn't sleep well last night (stayed up too late watching a movie), and I think I'm still in theta state.
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What choo talkin' bout, Willis?

I know my grammar is far from being perfect, but I don't think I use "U" in place of "you"... do I?

Or maybe I misunderstood your post. I didn't sleep well last night (stayed up too late watching a movie), and I think I'm still in theta state.
I think it's because you wrote Autumn and not Fall.
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Old 16.10.2012, 12:56
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fall or Autumn ?


I vote for a bit of frost on the pumpkin season myself.
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I woke up with the urge to make apple pie. Now, you can't do that without apples, I believe.
So, I decided to take a walk up the hill to the farmer's and get some.
The morning was gorgeous, the colours amazing and this beautiful clean air...
Nothing will spoil my good mood today. I love Autumn
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I woke up with the urge to make apple pie. Now, you can't do that without apples, I believe.
So, I decided to take a walk up the hill to the farmer's and get some.
The morning was gorgeous, the colours amazing and this beautiful clean air...
Nothing will spoil my good mood today. I love Autumn
I hope you remembered to ask the farmer if he had any apple jack ( hard cider ) 'round the back
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I love Autumn too, the golden and red leaves, the bright clear days.
Next week is hubby's birthday so he is having a week's holiday, and it looks like the weather, at least at the weekend, is going to be perfect, walks in the woods, coffee and cake at the local bakery, cosying up with a glass or two of something in the evenings, lovely!
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Old 16.10.2012, 13:20
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I love Autumn too, the golden and red leaves, the bright clear days.
Next week is hubby's birthday so he is having a week's holiday, and it looks like the weather, at least at the weekend, is going to be perfect, walks in the woods, coffee and cake at the local bakery, cosying up with a glass or two of something in the evenings, lovely!
That sounds nice...
I hope you have a wonderful time together.

*sigh*

I miss romance.
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I hope you remembered to ask the farmer if he had any apple jack ( hard cider ) 'round the back
This particular farmer and I have an "understanding". My German isn't very good, but I'm going to school to learn it, so I used to practise it with him.
He can't speak High German to save his life, so he would reply in a very obscure (to me) dialect. Now, we greet each other is Swiss German and smile and point a lot.

Back to basics
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Old 16.10.2012, 13:30
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This particular farmer and I have an "understanding". My German isn't very good, but I'm going to school to learn it, so I used to practise it with him.
He can't speak High German to save his life, so he would reply in a very obscure (to me) dialect. Now, we greet each other is Swiss German and smile and point a lot.

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I do that in Eng-ger-land... beer... *pointing*
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Old 16.10.2012, 13:47
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What choo talkin' bout, Willis?

I know my grammar is far from being perfect, but I don't think I use "U" in place of "you"... do I?

Or maybe I misunderstood your post. I didn't sleep well last night (stayed up too late watching a movie), and I think I'm still in theta state.
U (ewe) - as in colour (and a multitude of other -our words that colonists consistently lazily misspell)

My speckcheller always sees red when I quote such posts.

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I think it's because you wrote Autumn and not Fall.
No I was commending her for using autumn.
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U (ewe) - as in colour (and a multitude of other -our words that colonists consistently lazily misspell)

My speckcheller always sees red when I quote such posts.
Ah, yes. Whenever I spell those words sans the "u" I think to myself that the Brits probably dislike it. But it's really just a matter of culture rather than laziness. Besides, I watch enough British television to know many Brits are lazy when it comes to the English language.


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No I was commending her for using autumn.
Thank you for that.
"Autumn" has always seemed, to me, a much more poetic term for such a beautiful season.
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That sounds nice...
I hope you have a wonderful time together.

*sigh*

I miss romance.
I probably make it sound more romantic than it actually is .
(I spend too much time on my own.)
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I do that in Eng-ger-land... beer... *pointing*
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oh I so have to send that to mrs. G as a "santa's hint"
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