Even swatting mosquitoes while on duty is better than sweating on duty, especially since I have morning duty. Those mean little devilish blood suckers can make for a miserable time out-of-doors. However, a crisp cold snap of about 50 degrees will slow them for a few days. And freezing temps will eradicate them for a few months.
Oh, don't do a happy dance, we've fought them in the middle of winter before, but those times are rare and generally don't last long.
Since we are feeling like fall in the mornings, I thought a few pictures of pretty leaves might be in order. After all, we'll soon be having huge family meals and celebrating Christmas. We've got to stick autumn in somewhere, right?
These Pinterest photos are all supposed to have been taken in Louisiana and are on my "natural, trees" board.
And a few fall inspired quilts...
And finally, a shameless plug: find these and other quilts on