Living in or vacationing to paradise is a dream. On Anna Maria Island, we get year-round beach weather and most days feel like Summer. With most of our residents or visitors having moved from colder weather or visiting to seek refuge from the snowy season, we relish in our eternal Summer. While the rest of the country greets the Autumnal Equinox by digging their sweaters out of the back of their closets, going apple picking, and welcoming a crispness in the air.
The only colors that change are our sunsets, the only shoveling we do is for a sandcastle, and the closest thing we have to leaves falling is an occasional fallen palm-frond from a large gust of wind.
So, how do we celebrate Fall when it always feels like Summer? Here are 10 simple ways to add some Autumnal flair to our island lifestyle.