Changing of the Seasons

The Summer has ended, Fall is starting and it’s the time when things seem to be overlapping. The weather is still quite warm and humid, but the nights are cool and breezy. There’s still a few cicadas singing here and there, but the Brown-eared Bulbuls and Azure-winged Magpies have returned with their screams and screeches (I miss American songbirds). The trees are still green, but the Spider-lilies and Cosmos have started to bloom. You can still buy watermelon and peaches at the markets, but they’re accompanied by Nashi pears and Chestnuts. I really enjoy these in-between weeks when the seasons change because it’s a reminder that something new is coming, and almost like a fresh start. This s

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