Seasons

Being originally from Baltimore, Maryland I was used to four seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter. Moving to California–not so much. LOL I’ve always joked that Cali has two seasons: wet and cold and hot and dry. Nowadays, it seems like it is landslide and fire.

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I did not realize when I moved to Reno, Nevada last year that we would again have four seasons. It has been glorious. It is already becoming autumn here. Today’s high was 74, with it being barely 50 this morning. The leaves are turning colors, the wind is cool and crisp, and the skies are a bright blue with a million stars at night.

 

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The natives said summer was hot. After the years in California’s Central Valley, not so much to me. We had most days in the low 90s with a few days during the whole summer hitting 100. It was awesome.

 

 

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Spring was amazing. In the winter, everything is dormant and dead-looking, so each new bud, every little flower is a celebration of the earth waking up after a long-winter’s nap. If it wasn’t for allergies, spring would be the best season of all.

 

 

 

 

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For the first time since I was a very little girl, we live where it snows for the winter. Looking out over a blanket of white covering everything is magical, no matter how old or young you are. Where we live, the snow is a few inches overnight and in the morning. By afternoon the sun hits it and it melts away.

 

 

It has been an experience to write for the boxed sets with the Authors of Main Street. Trying to feel the heat of summer when I’m sitting in my slippers, sipping hot tea and trying to envision the chill of a snowy mountain day as I swelter with the fan on full blast. A writer’s imagination is her greatest gift, but mine is still tasked sometimes to bring to life the opposite season it is. 🙂

Coming Soon! In My Dreams by Jill James in the Christmas Wishes on Main Street boxed set.

What is your favorite season? And why?

Jill James, romance author

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About Jill James

Jill is a self-published author with The Lake Willowbee Series and numerous other books in paranormal romance and zompoc romance. She enjoys reading just as much as writing. You can follow her on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/Jill.James.author and Twitter @jill_james
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8 Responses to Seasons

  1. susanrhughes says:

    I like summer best, though it was too hot this year. Fall is nice, but hard to enjoy when I’m dreading winter coming. It’s so long and so cold up here in Ontario!

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  2. Jude Knight says:

    I love them all for different reasons. Do I have to choose? Spring or Autumn edge out Summer and Winter, by a fraction of an inch.

    Spring is so exciting, with each day bringing new discoveries in the garden. Here in New Zealand, the daffodils are in full bloom, the early plum blossom has turned into tiny fruit, and the poplars are covered with shoots that will be green leaves any day.

    Autumn is harvest, and for a gardener that just might be the best season of all. Apples and quinces and pumpkins and so much more. All beautiful. All delicious.

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  3. Kristy Tate says:

    Here in Southern California, its balmy year round. I often miss the wet and damp of the Pacific Northwest–where I was raised. But I visit it enough to be reminded that it is really lovely to live with perpetual blue skies.

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  4. Carol says:

    Fall is a favorite. Love the cool, crisp air and the feeling the change of seasons bring!

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