Woolly mittens, potted mums and pumpkins have a way of making you feel ready for autumn. Forget the stunning foliage turning fiery colours, the ByWard Market in Ottawa was alight with signs of cooler days. A few things caught my eye in our nation’s capital that day:
The beauty of such a distinct season is not lost on this Vancouverite who usually experiences a fall of shorter days much the same as the rest of the year, but a bit cooler at night, and often more rainy. In the East, it is a distinctive turn of days, encouraging folks to wrap up the garden, get ready for a great harvest feast, and enjoy the fruits of their labours.