It sounds like a lovely autumn day. The kids and I gathered outside in the cold air around a campfire. I did a little knitting until my fingers were too cold. It was windy and brisk with just a few flurries of light snow. Not unlike, say, October. Or perhaps November.
After a while we headed inside to warm up and make a few candles. Lupine and I made beeswax pillars, votives, and container candles and Sage made some bright orange candles with a bag of soy wax he found in my stash.
When they were cool he unmolded his candles and lined them up down the center of our dinner table. While I finished dinner he lit each one. They glowed festively over there in the dining room. Hmmm… the black table. The orange candles. So autumnal. So cozy. It makes me want to rake leaves and carve pumpkins.
But, um, it's May. May! And while in May I normally prefer sandals to mittens, we're making the best of these 40 degree days. We're making warmth every way we can.How 'bout you? Keeping warm? Wearing sandals? Tell me what it's like outside in your neighborhood.
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