Saturday, October 24, 2009

Delicious Autumn

Our Sundays are spent

admiring God’s beautiful creation

this Fall Season.SundaysinmyCity 

"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."

-   George Eliot

  falling“When you walk thru the woods

And the Birches nod,

Please meet a friend of mine named God.”

Boy Scout Verse found on this delightful blog.falling 4 

"Winter is an etching,

spring a watercolor,

summer an oil painting 
and autumn a mosaic of them all."
-   Stanley Horowitz

falling 1

"Listen!  the wind is rising,

and the air is wild with leaves,
We have had our summer evenings,

now for October eves!"
-  Humbert Wolfefalling 3

"There is no season such delight can bring,
As summer, autumn, winter and the spring."
-   William Browne

 falling 2   

"Autumn is a second spring

when every leaf is a flower."
-  Albert Camus

falling 6 falling 7We have the most exciting news to share:

Kaishon won a seat on the Student Council.falling 5

His smile, as he got off the school bus on Friday,

was the most wonderful sight.

We are filled with thankfulness!sunday citar 

Are you seeing pretty leaves fall

where you live?

What color leaves are your favorite?

69 comments:

Unknown Mami said...

Woo Hoo! Congratulations to Kaishon!!! I am doing cartwheels.

I'm linking you up.

Stacey said...

Congratulations, beautiful boy! To you too, Proud Mama.

Red maple leaves are my favourite. I miss them dearly since leaving Ontario. :(

Cairo Typ0 said...

Hi, i'm visiting from SITS! :)

Congrats to Kaishon!! :)

scrappysue said...

beautiful images! thanks for stopping by

Maven said...

Congratulations to Kaishon. He is a beautiful boy!

I loved this blog, the images, and the poetry, thankyou.

Lauren said...

Beautiful post, loved all the pictures and poems. And congrats to Kaishon! That's wonderful! Good for him!

I love the rusty red autumn leaves...they're my favorites.

Thanks for stopping by my blog to say hello!

sema said...

wonderful images and great quotes!
Congratulations to Kaishon!

Sonya said...

A big huge congratulations to Kaishon! that is wonderful:)

I lvoe your photos and all the sayings you post along with them..makes me so happy. Have a wonderful sunday!

Keeper of the Skies Wife said...

The picture on the bride is amazing!

Martha in PA said...

Congratulations Kaishon!

Your pictures once again are stunning and I love the your quotes!

Have a great Sunday.

Sonya said...

You can never post to many quotes or photos..seriously its wat makes me love your blog so much. I always have a smile on my face when I come and leave your blog..so don't worry about adding to much:)

He & Me + 3 said...

Woo Hoo Kaishon that is awesome!
Loved the bike pictures...way cool and the leaves are truly gorgeous. My favorite colored leaves in the fall are the bright red & burnt orange ones. LOve those colors.

♥ Boomer ♥ said...

Absolutely LOVE this post, the pictures, the beautiful quotes and thoughts. Mine's up, too! ♥

Mama Zen said...

Congratulations, Kaishon!

Mighty M said...

That is FANTASTIC!!!! Three cheers for Kaishon!! :)

Busy Bee Suz said...

Congratulations to Kaishon...next stop: The white house!!!!

Great photos, as usual!

Karen Vaughn said...

What wonderful pictures. Congrat to Kaishon...yes...white house visions are ahead!

Marilyn said...

I know that smile. Doesn't it just make your heart soar? Congratulations to Kaishon! Now that smile just made fall all the more wonderful.

gretchen said...

That is awesome! I think I would have burst into tears when I saw him. School is about ready to turn a corner for him!!!!

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Congrats are in order for the post at school, it is always an impotant leadrship step. Love all your Fall and boys photos.

Jaimee said...

I just found your blog via the wonderful comment you left on mine. Thank you so much for your kind words and I just love your blog!!! Very cool layout and your pictures are amazing. What a Kaishon is and he's so handsome too! Congrats to him on his victory!!!

jen@odbt said...

Hooray! Congrats to Kaishon!! What a big accomplishment - good luck to him this year.

Jen said...

these are beautiful, I have one of those quotes on mine as well :)

MeCassieMarie said...

Thank you for sharing these beautiful pictures and quotes. Congratulations to Kaishon!

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Tabitha@ichoosebliss said...

Way To Go Kaishon!
I loved your quotes. :)

Yelena R. said...

Beautiful shots and congratulations to Kaishon! That's so exciting :)

Kimmy said...

Great post!!! God is good, isn't he?! I spend my Sundays serving the Lord as well, unless I'm out of town.

Lovely pictures and gongrats to Kaishon!!!!! How exciting!!

septembermom said...

Congrats to Kaishon! That is really awesome!! Those are wonderful quotes with terrific photos. I like that little orange umbrella. Very cute!

~*~ Melissa ~*~ said...

Yaya, congrats on Student Council! Great fall shots!

Hopeful Spirit said...

Wonderful quotes! And beautiful photos. Congrats to the Council member -- that's exciting and a big responsibility.

Yes, I am seeing beautiful fall trees here in Sacramento, the City of Trees! The colors are outstanding!

Caitlin said...

Beautiful! Autumn is my favorite time of the year!! Congratulations to Kaishon!! I absolutely loved student council!

Traci said...

Beautiful words.
Beautiful pics.
Beautiful smile.

Congratulations, Kaison!

Whimsical Creations said...

WOOT WOOT Kaison!! That is awesome!!

Beautiful quotes & photos!

Teacher Tom said...

Contratulations, Kaishon!

I like the purple ones the best. I don't know what kind of trees they are, but they have long, slender leaves that have all turned purple. They line both sides of the road during part of my commute and it feels like I've entered another world.

T. Anne said...

I love your blog! What a great mommy you are =)

Scrappy Girl said...

Beautiful fall photos. Congrats to Kaishon...way to go!

mrsofficer said...

Hi,I also do social work! Well not for the last three years where I have been mommy.I do miss it at times I worked in residential facilities with SED kids.It is beautiful where you live!we dont have the pleasure of having all the fall colors here.I don't think I could one color! The red,orange and yellow are all so beautiful together.Thanks for the comment on my page I hope to be hearing more from you.Happy sunday

ness said...

YEAH for Kaishon! I'm so happy for him! There is something about being 9 and wanting something so bad....you remember it all your life.

And you KNOW I'm gonna steal that quote about fall being a mosaic.

Eva Gallant said...

Love all the leaves, but the reds are my favorites.


Great photos and quotes!

Just stopped by from SITS to say hi; hope you will do the same.

Ms. Lovely said...

Very nice pics. We have some colourful leaves here as well. And congrats to Kaishon!

Joanna Jenkins said...

Congratulations Kashion! I was on Student Council (a hundred years ago) and got so much out of it! I hope he loves it.

Thanks for sharing your city. You always bring a smile to my face.

Now I'm off to find one of those cute umbrellas.

xo

Gardenia said...

hi. thanks for leaving a comment on my blog. how did you find me? I love your blog! your Kaishon is one handsome guy, and your post is wonderful -- I love all the quotes. my favorite colors of leaves in Fall is red. and yes, the leaves are the Flowers in Fall.

Carolyn @ My Backyard Eden said...

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing. Congratulations Kashion!

michelle said...

Love the picts and the quotes
Congrats Kaishon!

Happy Sunday!

Baloney said...

Beautiful! I love the blends of fall colors but the reds are my favorite. Great quotes!

Baloney said...

And YAHOO for the StuCo seat!

blueviolet said...

That is just so wonderful! The competition was fierce. What a special honor!

Jenners said...

The photos and the quotes are gorgeous in this post. I love fall. And congrats to Kaishon! I'm sure he's delighted and you are beyond proud!

Kim & Dave said...

COngrats to Kaishon!

Great pics, too, BTW!!!

Jennifer Bowen said...

YES!!! I knew it, I knew it! Congratulations, dear Kaishon!!! YOU ROCK!!! And your mom's photos ROCK, too!!!

I'm so happy for Kaishon, Rebeckah! You and Gary must be so proud. (I thought I was going to have to write the head of the Student Council if they didn't pick him. LOL) Kaishon is definitely an asset to have. He will do great things.

Celebration time! =D

Muthering Heights said...

Congrats to Kaishon! That's awesome! :)

And of course, lovely quotes and amazing photos!!!

Twenty Four At Heart said...

I love fall.
Big congratulations to Kaishon!

Jason, as himself said...

Every post of yours is like a work of art!

starnes family said...

Lovely photos.....such pretty colors!

lisleman said...

wow not only great pictures but some great words too. great post!

Jenny in Utah said...

I loved the first quote, and then the second and then the third ... and well - all of them. And congrats to you boy - that is wonderful - loved all the bike photos!

Maggie May said...

Congratulations, Kaishon!

Just loved the photos and the quotes!

Nuts in May

Liz said...

Beautiful Autumn photos!

So happy for Kaishon! That's wonderful news!

ellie said...

Really exciting news about Kaishon!! Nothing can make a Mommy's heart sing more than a happy child!

You are too sweet, I'm flattered that you mentioned my blog on yours - I am so glad you liked that boy scout quote - it is good isn't it?!

hugs :)

AmberRay said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. What a handsome young man you have. That is a great accomplishment to make the student council.

Nessa said...

Yipee for Kaishon!

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Margo said...

Good going, Kaishon! Surviving Student council elections whether you win or lose, is something to be extremely proud of! Your photos are beautiful - you've given my fix since there aren't many signs around here in Myrtle Beach :)

mimi said...

Congratulations!!!

Amazing pictures.

SKELLER said...

Yay for Flare + Fall (first picture!!) and many kudos to Kaish for the honor of making student council!!

Helen McGinn said...

Lovely fall pics. x

jennykate77 said...

Beautiful...all of it...beautiful pictures, beautiful sayings!

Congrats to Kaishon!!!

heidi said...

WOoohoooo!!!! Congrats to him. :-) And to his proud mama.

I love Autumn. Unfortunately, we only get about a week or two of it here, at most. Then we have 9 months of winter followed by 2 weeks of spring and 2 months of summer. LOL

H.K. said...

It's amazing that you can find just the right poem or quotes to fit the picture, they're great!

JamericanSpice said...

Oooh Congratulations to your son! That is wonderful! Wow.