In this part of the world, the sun is setting earlier, leaves are falling from trees, nights are cold, and mornings are showing hints of frost. Sometimes I find myself wrapped up in bracing for winter, rather than appreciating each season for what it has to offer. This quote by George Eliot snapped me out of it and reminded me to appreciate the beauty of fall: “Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” Whatever season you are experiencing, I hope you are embracing it with the same enthusiasm.
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Beth Ann Miller is an MFA candidate in Writing and is a native New Englander. She has a professional background in editing and higher education, and enjoys working with youths in the arts. Her stories have appeared in online and print journals and she is perpetually at work on new creative projects.