Orange you glad…
I love orange. Especially in the Fall. Take the leaves…no really take the leaves they are strewn across my yard like confetti after New Years. And while they present a challenge to collect up they are a present to Autumn’s landscape and my eyes, as the maple designs flicker like points on a star.
Then there are the orange sunrises that pile up on the horizon like scoops of sherbet. November brings mornings with winds, frost, and the promise of long nights with dancing fireplaces and cheesy popcorn.
And what about orange mugs full of steaming cocoa? Yum. Then add cinnamon toast oozing with marmalade. Now your talkin’. I like to dunk my toast till the butter floats and gathers around the melting marshmallows.
Oh, yes, I confess, I have orange suede clog-style shoes. They show up about a quarter of a mile before I come into focus. That makes me giggle. They are especially fun to wear with my orange cable knit sweater and blue jeans. I look like a pumpkin on wheels.
Don’t forget to applaud clove studded oranges, stringy squash, and candy corn. Each adds its shades to the orange parade. And everybody loves a parade!
Besides before we know it we’ll be seeing red…51 shopping days left.
To think God could have made the world beige but instead he wreathed the world in extravagant color. Orange you glad? I am.