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Tips For Living Life (October)

Updated on September 29, 2015


The end draws nearer.

But it is not yet, just close.

Enjoy October.

Have some logs for October's fireplace.


As always, temptations abound in October....

October is the season for practicing the pies we will recreate in November when the feast of Thanksgiving returns.

It ends with the sugar feast of Halloween which might best be designated National Dentistry Week.

In between there exists a period when local, fresh fruits are in abundance in so many areas of North America. The truly crisp apples, the juicy and succulent pears and grapes are in abundance with the best prices of the year. There are also the last of the summer's garden fresh vegetables, including field-ripened tomatoes.

If you enjoy fresh baked bread it gives a scent of home to the fall kitchen, and allows for a truly wonderful, and low calorie tomato and sliced cucumber sandwich, October is a perfect time to enjoy one or two while watching a favorite sport such as baseball, soccer, and football.

October is also a special time to enjoy the hardiness of your favorite cheese to go with that end-of-the-season rhubarb. apple. or peach pie, while the pumpkins are also showing up on the farmers' fruit stands for jack-o-lanterns and to be combined with the spices of pumpkin cookies, cupcakes, and pies.

October remains a season when in most of North America outdoor exercises walking, jogging, hiking, bicycling, and closing out the summer garden offer ample chances to work off those enjoyable calories the family baker is creating for family reunions and tailgate gatherings.

October is also cool enough most days to make backyard barbecuing a delightful change of pace from its sweat-dripping efforts of the just-passed summer days. Anything from the BBQ tastes even better when the still available outdoor furniture finds you enjoying the freedom from flies and mosquitoes, and comfortable in a light sweater or jacket.

There will be time enough later to be cooped up indoors, so take advantage of the October breezes to fly a kite with one or more of the family children, or toss a football or a frisbee, play a set of tennis or some badminton, have a game of horseshoes, in the backyard or at a nearby park.

And, while your regular outdoor pool may have closed after Labor Day, a walk by a lake or along a beach will still help you store up some additional Vitamin D before you cover up completely just to stay warm in the cold winter months which are soon to come.

With the supply of insects dwindling, October might just be a great month to get in a little fishing as the fish become hard up for what used to be so plentiful.

Up and at 'em. It's October!

October has fruits in abundance.

But you may need to cover any remaining tomatoes.
But you may need to cover any remaining tomatoes. | Source
Pumpkins have been growing fast for October.
Pumpkins have been growing fast for October. | Source


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    • Perspycacious profile imageAUTHOR

      Demas W Jasper 

      3 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      The same same is true this October 14, 2016. It was in the 70's all week!

      Next Monday... the 17th...the thermometer goes south with the sun. 54/34 is forecast. Enjoy your fall season.

    • Perspycacious profile imageAUTHOR

      Demas W Jasper 

      4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      passionatelearnr - October is one of my favorite months, too. Here in the Rocky Mountains of Utah we are having a very special October because it has remained warm and we are still gardening and eating fresh tomatoes, green beans, zucchini, and cucumbers. The pumpkin vines have not yet died from any long anticipated frost this year, and it is almost 7 October!

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      4 years ago

      interesting hub about one of my favourite months.

    • Perspycacious profile imageAUTHOR

      Demas W Jasper 

      4 years ago from Today's America and The World Beyond

      Dear Kristen, We really are meant to enjoy the blessings of each day, week, month, and year of our lives. Doing so means getting our priorities straight, and giving ourselves the time it takes to enjoy them and make the memories we may need in some later times in our lives

      HP has some relevant Hubs suggested on this page done thoughtfully by other Hubbers.

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      Kristen Howe 

      4 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Demas, this was a great and inspiring hub, since October starts tomorrow. Very enlightened and insightful.


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