Outside the Community Food Co-op, this enormous pumpkin sits, with a box to collect guesses as to how much it weighs. I woke up this morning pondering how one might figure that out. If it were a person, I'd guess in the 300-pound range. But it's a pumpkin, so I'm thinking it might be even more than that. Anyway, it's huge. It's the time of year when pumpkins and falling leaves remind me that winter is just around the corner.
View of a maple tree from the fourth floor of the Y
We've had two full days of fog, basically negating any chance that I might have had to get a skydive under my belt here in Washington state before the season ends. Next weekend I'll be spending on Vashon Island with my blogging friends, so this was my last chance. We expected that the fog wouldn't hang around all day, but we were all wrong. It's because we've had a temperature inversion and little to no wind to blow it all away. It will probably be sunny and bright tomorrow, just to spite me.
Normal sized pumpkins
I've been enjoying seeing the fall colors and decorations that my blogging friends have posted on their websites, so I figure I should at least show you what it looks like around here. I'm reading three books at once and sort of forgot that I needed to put up a weekend post, so this is my attempt at quelling that nagging feeling inside that I was missing something...