It’s autumn in the mountains and football season is here. Although life can be consuming any month, autumn is extra full for our family. This week the weather has begun to cool and the rains that were steadily present have tapered. Our box garden which yielded vegetables without much tending all summer has died off. From afar it was clear the weeds had taken over our cucumber vines and choked them until they were brown.

I set aside time to weed and close the boxes down for the season and drew near to the vines for the first time in probably a month. It was then I realized that what appeared dead from afar had been desperately trying to still produce life. 

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