Blog: Nothing gold can stayThe following blog post was written by Jessica Folkema, also known as the Modern Farm Wife. 

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Nature’s first green is gold

Her hardest hue to hold.
Blog: Nothing gold can stay

Her early leaf’s a flower;
But only so an hour.
Blog: Nothing gold can stay

Then leaf subsides to leaf.
So Eden sank to grief,
Blog: Nothing gold can stay

So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay.
Blog: Nothing gold can stay

Yes, indeed. November’s got this farm wife feeling melancholy. This time of year is cold, gray, and somehow urges me to eat chocolate. Things are dreary now, but I’m looking forward to snow (this is the ONLY time in the year you’ll hear me say that!) and the holidays. Bring on Christmas.