(one's) autumn years

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(one's) autumn years

The time period near the end of one's life. Now that you're retired from work, how do you plan to spend your autumn years?
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Visit Holker Hall Gardens in Grange-over-Sands to enjoy autumnal colours in this immaculately maintained and charming 23-acre garden.
"The rain is expected to be accompanied by strong winds, which may increase autumnal leaf fall and potential for blocked drains/culverts, heightening the potential for flooding."
Every year, equal lengths of day and night happen twice a year during the vernal and autumnal equinox, on March and September, respectively.
Ebrahim Al Jarwan, General Supervisor at Sharjah Planetarium, said that according to astronomical calculations, the autumnal equinox will fall on Sunday, September 23 -- it always takes place from September 22 to September 24.
The autumnal equinox - which has roughly an equal amount of nighttime and daytime - marks the official end of summer.
"It can be quite a small window to catch the autumnal colours, as if we get a period of bad weather the leaves can blow off.
And adding some amazing autumnal colour to your doors is essential.
IN new autumnal shades, Everhot's range cookers are perfect for the colder months.
Autumnal colours tend to inspire artists in a way no other season does, so we thought we'd take a look around Etsy to see what crafty folks over there have come up with for some autumn essentials.
Open garden THIS Sunday, October 1, sees the first autumnal opening for the Maenan Hall Gardens.
2 Thi Ruffled shirt Davina says: 'This Victoriana-esque blouse will look fab with my faithful flares.' (More about those on the next page.) 1 Printed midi dress Ladylike midis are perfect for this time of year, because you can pair them with summery shoes or autumnal boots.
Curtis and her fiance, Erwan Heussaff, recently flew to South Korea, where they seemed like lead stars in a Korean drama based on their lovely photos against the backdrop of an autumnal woods.
Richardson, author of Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind presents Thoreau's classic reflections on mortality, "Autumnal Tints" (based on journal entries from the winter of 1859-60 and his last lecture), complemented by a biographical/critical sketch of the author of Walden and watercolors by Lincoln Perry.
In the autumnal, uncurtained classroom, in this autumnal