My son decorated what he likes to call 'The Hope Tree.' It has a little ornament that says, 'hope.' He put some fall leaves on it so we're still in stride with the end of fall, but we are so transitioning into holiday mode around here.
As Thanksgiving approaches, snow is on its way in the midwest. I like to start bringing out what we call pre-Christmas decorations.
Here's that beautiful sugar maple you saw out our front door. They are one of the last trees to turn and drop.
It's like a sky cathedral.