Celebrate September

bright fall flowers and market vegetables

With a little bit of a chill in the air this morning (it’s the first time I’ve seen temperatures in the 40s in a while) the ride to the market on the Greenway was a little lonely and the market seemed a bit quiet compared to previous weeks. Still, we were able to find some colorful produce. As we’ll be heading to Michigan on Wednesday Tom was conscious not to overbuy; my only requirement was that we get something purple. And we did:

purple beans

Just as we were about to leave, I spotted a bouquet of gorgeous dahlias at the market manager’s table and headed back to get one for our place. It was very difficult to choose from the many cheerful clusters Va Vang’s farm had put together! With my own bouquet peeking from my tiny backpack on the ride home, the ride wasn’t so lonely–many a passerby offered a smile or a thumbs up. The sun is out and it’s going to be a great day.


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3 comments on “Celebrate September”

  1. Brett Laidlaw 18 September, 2010 at 9:02 pm

    Delightful. Y’r pal~ b

  2. Kevin 25 September, 2010 at 1:32 pm

    There’s nothing drab about fall–you caught some splendid beauty! MIL

  3. Linda 27 September, 2010 at 1:09 pm

    As I read this post I had a little tear or two and said to Papá, “Do you know how much I love Martha?” A lot and a lot and a lot more.