What does Fall feel like to you? I shared these thoughts last year after Labor Day. It was hot here again this year on Labor Day weekend, but this time I was in Colombia were it was…well, hot. Autumnal Equinox is a day earlier this year than last. No, I can not explain it.
It Feels Like Football, Rich Paschall
While many consider the Labor Day weekend (which includes the first Monday of September) to be the beginning of Fall, others think of it as the last gasp of summer. I prefer to think of it along the lines of the later. That was much easier this year as that three-day stretch was among the hottest days we have had here in the Midwest all year.
Rushing the seasons is not on my list of things to do. In fact, in a great upper Midwest tradition, I prefer to hang on to summer as long as possible. After all, the season here is not long enough as it is. Anyone who has been freezing in the upper deck of Wrigley Field in mid June will understand this completely. We need our summer.
Those walking down the avenue in October and finding people in shorts and flip-flops…
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