Thursday, October 1, 2009

October is Here!

October is here! The month of the Rosary, month of my birthday! Fall is in the air. The vivid colors of this month proclaim God the Father as Creator. God's first Revelation is creation - and creation is sacrament. Enjoy the grace!

Here is a great song by Cheryl Wheeler, "When fall comes to New England." I hope you enjoy it!

When Fall Comes To New England

Words And Music By Cheryl Wheeler

When fall comes to New England
The sun slants in so fine
And the air's so clear
You can almost hear the grapes grow on the vine

The nights are sharp with starlight
And the days are cool and clean
And in the blue sky overhead
The northern geese fly south instead
And leaves are Irish Setter red
When fall comes to New England

When fall comes to New England
And the wind blows off the sea
Swallows fly in a perfect sky
And the world was meant to be

When the acorns line the walkways
Then winter can't be far
From yellow leaves a blue jay calls
Grandmothers Walk Out In Their Shawl
And Chipmunks Run The Old Stone Walls
When fall comes to New England

The frost is on the pumpkin
The squash is off the vine
And winter warnings race across the sky
The squirrels are on to something
And they're working overtime
The foxes blink and stare and so do I

'Cause when fall comes to New England
Oh I can't turn away
From fading light on flying wings
And late good-byes a robin sings
And then another thousand things
When fall comes to New England

When fall comes to New England

1 comment:

Victor S E Moubarak said...

Happy Birthday x 31 = a good chance of getting it right on your Birthday.

God bless.