A gift

gifts of the season

CF came into the house from the back with this leaf he had found. The chill set in the air firmly announcing Fall had arrived. I knew morning walks would now need a hat and gloves and for a time that made me sad. It also made me sad that this leaf was his going away gift to me. His bags packed for his trip back to our beloved Laguna. The next time he would visit it would be winter. I marveled at how quickly the two months had flown by and that his departure would leave an emptiness I would struggle to fill. All of this as I looked at the leaf of beautiful red in my hand. I set it aside only to find it Sunday afternoon whilst thinking of him.

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