Firing up the furnace signals the fall planting season. Time to visit the nursery down the road and pick out all the pretties to brighten my day next spring. The possibilites are many but I know I will remain true to pink tulips, purple, white and pink hyacinth, and a variety of daffodils.
While I'm at the nursery I will also pick up paperwhite bulbs for forcing. They will be planted mid to late November in various containers ready to bloom during the holiday season. They are so easy to force and smell heavenly.
My thoughts keep coming back to Max lately. I remember how much he loved fall. There was always new smells in the leaves. I'd ask him if he was getting the "news of the day". I love this picture of him taken last year, such a handsome fellow. Summer is soon but a memory, as well as our dearly departed pets, but thank you Lord for the blessing they both were.