Change of Season

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that Thursday will be the beginning of Fall here. It is predicted to be 98 F that day. Not time for hot cider here, maybe some pumpkin ale. Trader Joes has lots of pumpkin stuff. I do feel a shift. The breeze here seems a little cooler. The days will be getting shorter, and it feels like things are slowing down. Our citrus trees look healthier, with sun-burned leaves gone now. The grapefruit tree is full of green fruit. The fruit looks a bit small, like large oranges. I read this could be due to the summer heat. We will see if the fruit grows more by the time it is ripe this winter.

Our grapefruit tree

Weekend Coffee Share is hosted by Natalie at Natalie the Explorer.

9 thoughts on “Change of Season

  1. Gary A Wilson

    Hi Deb.
    Yep – Summer has hit the wall here too.
    The first wind and rain have come and hopefully not fully gone,
    I won’t miss the 90 – 115 degrees that we saw this year and we desperately need all the rain we can get.
    But Grapefruit – ug – not so much. Way too sour for my taste.
    Enjoy your fall – I think we all need a break from summer.

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    1. Deborah Drucker Post author

      Well, it’s ruby grapefruit, which is sweeter. Good thing my husband and I like grapefruit, especially my husband. We do get a lot of fruit from this tree and I have to give some away. Hope we all get some more cool and more rain.

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