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Johnson Brothers Harvest Fruit Tablescape

For those of you who've been around for a while you know that I've snuck in some oldies, but tonight I have finally got a new tablescape to share with you.  It's the first one I've put together in quite some time as I've recently reposted tables from the past.  

Mind you, it took me a couple of days plus a couple more days to put it together, but I did it.  Woo hoo!  Now, my family just needs to enjoy it together….so I'm hoping Sunday evening might be the night.  It's hard to get all my kids around the table at one time anymore.   Don't look to closely around my dining room because I've done nothing in here except stack dishes and straighten up when I know we're expecting company.  I've hung a few things here and there but for the most part it's as it was when we moved in.  It's not bad, just not me…yet

Anyway, I recently acquired a large set of some of the most beautiful, collected and perfectly Autumnal brown transferware plates.  The…

October

October


O hushed October morning mild,
Thy leaves have ripened to the fall; Tomorrow’s wind, if it be wild, Should waste them all.
The crows above the forest call; Tomorrow they may form and go.


O hushed October morning mild, Begin the hours of this day slow.



Make the day seem to us less brief. Hearts not averse to being beguiled, Beguile us in the way you know.


Release one leaf at break of day; At noon release another leaf; One from our trees, one far away. Retard the sun with gentle mist; Enchant the land with amethyst. Slow, slow!

For the grapes’ sake, if they were all, Whose leaves already are burnt with frost, Whose clustered fruit must else be lost— For the grapes’ sake along the wall.


October, by Robert Frost

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