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    Nature,  Seasons

    Fading Colors

      As I look out my windows, I see the fading colors in our garden spots. I’m not ready. You read that right—I’m not ready.  The spring and summer blooms have kept my spirits high as I glanced from a window or stepped to our back deck. And on those days we’ve headed out in the car to whatever appointment I had, there was the front garden by our drive. Bright coneflowers, cosmos, and marigolds, and early on the blossoms of strawberries. But it is only proper that with the season winding down and shadows growing longer, autumn is nearby. There are other colors waiting to take center stage. And with…