Lunch with mom turned into a Fall Color Tour. It was an unseasonably warm day when we decided that take-out from a local grill and sitting on her backyard swing sounded delightful. The Fattoush salad with warm chicken shawarma sat on the backseat of my car as we headed in the direction of home, but not directly.
I drove down streets where yards were littered with leaves, orange pumpkins, or stakes in the ground bearing Halloween ghosts, goblins, and scarecrows. We were like two kids discovering something new.
“Get a picture of that tree.”
“Oooh, look at the Red one.”
Delight in our voices, and a gleam in our eyes, viewing the array of colorful leaves was breathtaking and peaceful.
Have you observed the colorful changes going on around you? If you live near a body of water, take a final canoe trip of the season, and absorb the scenes of nature. Stroll through a forest of trees or drive through a tree-lined neighborhood.
Check out what mom and I saw.
Sometimes an impromptu outing is just what you need to relax. Make it a part of your health and wellness.