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It is looking cooler across Middle Tennessee this week, certainly lower temperatures than we had last week with that beautiful summer-like weather.

After A chilly weekend, warmer air will gradually move back in for the week ahead. Much of this week   will feature sunshine and highs in the 70s; yes, it’s going to be another beautiful week across Middle Tennessee.

It is going to be a beautiful week across Middle Tennessee with lots of sunshine and highs in the 70s. That is going to be the weather pattern through at least Oct. 11.

“Come to me, all of you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke on you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.” (Matthew 11:28-29)

We have a cool week ahead with high temperatures only from the upper 60s to low 70s and dropping into the 40s at night.

“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” — Isaiah 40:31

I just can't say enough good things about this forecast that I have for you. We get autumn kicked off in fine fashion with some beautiful weather across Middle Tennessee.

Autumn begins on Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 8:30 a.m. The sun will rise almost directly in the east and set directly in the west that day. Daylight and nighttime hours are of almost equal length that day.

“This is why we do not lose courage. Though our outer self is heading for decay, our inner self is being renewed daily. For our light and transient troubles are achieving for us an everlasting glory whose weight is beyond description. We concentrate not on what is seen but on what is not see…

We are less than two weeks away from the beginning of autumn. I was checking through the record books and was reminded that we dropped into the low to mid 30s for the first time last year on Oct. 13.

After dealing with the summer heat, pulling crabgrass, and fighting sweat bees, you may be through with vegetable gardening for the year.

When I think of fall, I think of vibrant orange, yellow, and green leaves, pumpkin recipes, and of course children returning to school. Here are some basic safety tips we can all follow to ensure the safety of students as they travel to and from school.