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Old 10-19-2011, 02:56 AM
 
Location: France
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Good morning peevers.

I've woken up to the first ground frost of the Autumn (Fall). It's only a slight one but means the end is nigh for many of the annual plants in the garden that have survived so far.

http://i59.photobucket.com/albums/g290/Jezer57/001-6.jpg (broken link)

Though I like the fall very much it's still sad to see the signs of summer disappearing, so for today's peeve;

Seeing the last signs of summer disappear.

Post note; I know that you may live in areas that don't get the seasons quite the way I do here, so I'd be interested in your local take on this peeve.
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:12 AM
 
Location: Ohio
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Seeing the last signs of summer disappear.

I look on the bright side.........I only have to mow the yard one or two more times until next April!
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Old 10-19-2011, 03:24 AM
 
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I'm always happy to see the intense heat of Texas summers subside. But, I love to grow things and hate to see the end of gardening and such. I mowed once this year the drought pretty much killed the lawn.
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Old 10-19-2011, 06:42 AM
 
Location: Mayberry
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Seeing the last signs of summer disappear.

I look on the bright side.........I only have to mow the yard one or two more times until next April!
Ha ha, me too, except for blowing the leaves around with the mower!
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Old 10-19-2011, 07:11 AM
 
Location: Lark Farm
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Seeing the last signs of summer disappear.

So many things that I love about summer. The sun, heat, shorts, flip flops, and cycle riding. I could go on and on but I will spare all of you.
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Old 10-19-2011, 08:45 AM
 
Location: grooving in the city
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Seeing the last signs of summer disappear.

That's a good peeve, Jezer. Love your flowers I saw snow this morning...I am always sad to see summer disappear. The colours of fall are beautiful but the dreary, damp weather is not.
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Old 10-19-2011, 08:50 AM
 
Location: grooving in the city
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Seeing the last signs of summer disappear.

So many things that I love about summer. The sun, heat, shorts, flip flops, and cycle riding. I could go on and on but I will spare all of you.
I'll add to your list Larksong, the beach, the walks, feeling warmth from the sun, sandals, summer clothing, outdoor restaurants, concerts....gone for at least 7.5-8.5 months in this part of the world.
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Old 10-19-2011, 10:38 AM
 
Location: Funky Town
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Those flowers are just gorgeous Jezer!

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Seeing the last signs of summer disappear.

I will not mis a dang thing about this past summer. Glad it's over!!!
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Old 10-19-2011, 11:09 AM
 
Location: France
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Blimey- it's hailing at the moment.

Edit- there's a lovely rainbow up there as well!

Last edited by Jezer; 10-19-2011 at 11:27 AM..
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Old 10-19-2011, 11:12 AM
 
Location: Out there somewhere...
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When the intense heated summer ends here is when our planting and garden season starts and lasts for the next 9 months.
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