The temperatures have dropped. A cold front is on its way. The wind is blowing the leaves off the trees. It’s officially fall in my town.
With that in mind, I’m so glad the old saying about rebuking unnecessary ornamentation specifically names the lily, and only the lily. I thank thee Shakespeare. Because I’ve gone ahead and gilded my pumpkins. Well, actually, I’ve enhanced their already natural beauty with a golden glaze. Then I stacked them high and tied them with copper ribbon.
I made a few other decorative upgrades as well. Here’s the autumn front porch tour.