. . . drift by my window"
Wife: "Why are you staring out of the picture-window?"
Husband: "Watching for the first falling leaf of the Fall."
Wife: "And then?"
Husband: "I'll go out and pick it up."
Husband: "Must keep on top of it or we'd soon be knee deep in them."
(Wife exits to kitchen, shaking her head ruefully.)
(55 words, not including the title)
Thanks again to G-Man for hosting a prompt-blog where we can be as Silly As We Like in only 55 words . . . and to Jinksy who hosts the up-and-coming "In Tandem"