Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love — that makes life and nature harmonize. The birds are consulting about their migrations, the trees are putting on the hectic or the pallid hues of decay, and begin to strew the ground, that one’s very footsteps may not disturb the repose of earth and air, while they give us a scent that is a pefect anodyne to the restless spirit. Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns. ~George Eliot, letter to Miss Lewis, 1st October 1841
Today I had my very first roasted chestnuts of the season….I walked trough the alley and there it was, that distinctive smell of roasted Chestnuts, warm, sweet and nutty. I love it!
What will you have for dinner today? How about a chestnut soup, warm chestnuts over the salad or some caramelized ones with the meat….Mmmh!
I wish you all a great weekend! Emily