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October Sky

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Here in the great state of Illinois, we are ready for Fall.

The air is getting crisper. The tips of the trees now have a touch of red, yellow, or brown instead of a vibrant green. Even a few leaves have flittered down to the ground.

Football is in full bloom. Tailgates and touchdowns. Baseball is winding down with the October classic on the horizon.

At dusk, we get treated to striking visuals as the sun goes down and the corn grows up.

The chill reminds me there isn’t a lot of time between now and the end of the year. Wishes and dreams are made now in the hopes of winter joys. The freshness of a new year is right around the corner, but before then the end of a previous year winds down.

Summer is gone. Winter is coming. Autumn is here.

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