Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Autumn In Franklin

Even though the first official day of fall was September 22, it never really feels like the fall season to me until October arrives. The leaves start to change color, the air gets crisp, and the days get a little shorter and the nights a little longer. From childhood to present there are so many wonderful memories associated with the fall season: jumping in leaves, the fall carnival in elementary school, carving pumpkins, dressing up, Halloween parties, college football games, tailgates, spending nights next to a fire with friends, staying in to watch a classic movie on a cold night, plus so much more! 

There is something about the fresh, crisp sense to the air that gives a feeling of renewed hope and energy. Over the weekend I went to downtown Franklin, TN. to enjoy a gorgeous fall day. I have to say I love Franklin, it’s like you stepped back in time to a small town; everyone is so friendly and the stores are wonderful! The leaves haven’t started to turn yet but there is a different feel to the air; falls reminder that it will soon be here in full force. 

Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.”
~ F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby
P.S. I recently purchased my URL, so I am now just www.atouchofsoutherngrace.com!

51 comments:

  1. I love that quote!

    agirlandhersparkles.blogspot.com

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    1. Me too! I just love Fitzgerald and The Great Gatsby!

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  2. beautiful post!♥ you described the fall atmosphere perfectly:)♥

    www.lorietta.cz

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    1. I am so glad to hear you enjoyed this post!

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  3. I love that quote from The Great Gatsby! Such a classic! And yay! I'm so glad everything worked out with the URL :)

    Hunter
    www.preponabudget.com

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    1. The Great Gatsby is one of my favorite books; I still can't believe I haven't for the time to watch the movie! Thanks, I'm excited about the URL!

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  4. Beautiful pictures! I love fall too... I don't know how else to describe it but it feels like magic it just in the air this time of year! Beautiful and quaint little downtown area in Franklin too. We have that in my city as well (Leesburg, VA) and I love it, especially this time of year!

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    1. You described the feel of all perfectly! It really does feel like magic in the air!

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  5. What beautiful photos, I've definitely getting into the fall spirit now that the leaves are starting to change.
    -Alex
    http://www.monstermisa.blogspot.com/

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    1. I love it when the leaves change color, it is like Mother Nature is putting on a show!

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  6. Beautiful photos! Am also curious how you went about purchasing your blog URL?

    Ashley
    www.historyinhighheels.blogspot.com

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    1. I purchased my URL from godaddy.com, it wasn't expensive at all, I think it was eleven dollars maybe at the end. The only down side that I've experienced by changing URLs is that once I changed to the new ones my AdSense ads went away since it is a different URL and I'm having to get my site re-approved. So be warned: if you have google ads they'll go aways and you'll have to get re-approved. It will be a good thing in the long run, plus I think it looks nicer.

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  7. I realised it's no longer summer yesterday, when it suddenly got chilly!
    Love the pictures :)

    Maria Pol xx

    http://mariapoool.blogspot.gr/

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    1. Summer went by so fast, I can't believe it is October! But I am ready for cold nights and cozy sweaters :).

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  8. Congrats on your url. You blog is very interesting.
    Mind we follow one another and keep in touch.
    I always follow back.
    http://rock4less.blogspot.co.uk/

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  9. It hits me somewhere mid-September, that autumn really is here. It gets more colder and leaves start to change their colors and everything just seems more peaceful. Love the little town, looks like straight out of the movie. :)

    Brigita,
    http://lostinpattern.blogspot.com/

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    1. I love how you worded this comment, it sounds so poetic!

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  10. Franklin looks like such a quaint little town :)
    Angela

    http://angela-megan.blogspot.ca/2013/10/les-miserables.html


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  11. Franklin looks like such a cute place!!

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    1. It really is! I love all the shops they have on the square!

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  12. Congrats on the url purchase! I'm with you on the October feeling like fall. It's still hot in GA in Sept.

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    1. It is still hot in TN too, but I am enjoying the last of the warm weather while it last!

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  13. As a Southerner myself, I know what you mean. Now that there is a little nip in the air, especially at night, and the first leaves are beginning to change, I feel like it's fall. What a beautiful town - I've never been, but looks like one I need to visit - so charming and quaint!

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    1. It really is charming, I love the small town atmosphere Franklin has to it! You described fall so perfectly in just one sentence!

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  14. I LOVE fall! Your posts are making me even more excited for the fact that it is! :)

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    1. I still can't believe it is already fall! Seriously, where does the time go!

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  15. Love how Fall-ish your town is!! It is just darling!!! Love reading your blog:) congrats on your url!!! xx

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  16. Totally agree! Fall is my all time favorite season, and it looks even more marvelous in your town!
    xo
    Tara
    shoesillneverhave.blogspot.com

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    1. I love the fall, there is always so much going on!

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  17. I love these pictures... it definitely looks like fall!!

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    1. Thank you :)! I will have to put up some more pictures once the leaves start to change colors! By the way, I love your blog!

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    1. You would love it! Franklin has some of the best shops!

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  19. I love Franklin, it's such a nice area!

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    1. I love the atmosphere in Franklin! Plus, they have great shops and restaurants!

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