I decided to do this series as a way of helping myself slow down and focus on the season, and remind myself of what I have learned about being the best Me during the Dark Days. And I also figured maybe someone else might benefit a little bit from my experience. But it would be very easy for me to be so busy thinking and writing about embracing autumn, that I would forget to actually do it. So some of these posts will just be about how I am embracing autumn on any given day.

Like today, for example. We took the time for a little detour on our way home, in quest of a scenic view or two. And I actually remembered to have my camera with me, for sudden stops to “smell the roses,” i.e. the crisp fall air blowing over the sunny horizon.

That’s one thing that I am purposing to do: to have my camera with me when I leave the house, and to leave time and make time for view-chasing. Not just views, but anything that helps me to pause, and drink in the season. Even the view of my hubby splitting wood for kindling. 🙂

And taking time to play. For me, part of that is playing with my photos.

How did you Embrace Autumn today? Do you find it easy or hard to make/take time to “smell the roses?”

This post is part of my 31 Days series: Embracing Autumn- So long Seasonal Affective Disorder!  You can subscribe to receive my posts daily in your email. Just pop over to my homepage, and type in your email in the little box on the right!

Big SHOUT-OUT to the NESTER, for hosting this fun blog challenge again this year! Be sure to check out the other great series being posted by all of my fellow-bloggers here!


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