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annie / September 14, 2009 10:20 AM


charlie d / September 14, 2009 11:12 AM

Cooler running weather.

Anybody do the 1/2 yesterday? I would have loved 50 and cloudy!

flange / September 14, 2009 11:34 AM

the announcement that the olympics will be elsewhere.

Alison / September 14, 2009 11:34 AM

Listening to Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (only do it in the fall. I have weird music-listening rituals).

Apple picking, pumpkin pie, popping the new fireplace's cherry, tights, red wine.

mike / September 14, 2009 4:28 PM

I've been enjoying this fall all summer.

eee / September 14, 2009 4:47 PM

Light sweaters, leaves changing color, the smell of a crisp autumn morning, no more sunburns, stew and/or chili, Pumpkin Spice Lattes (which are already in season, but I won't drink them till their cold), Halloween decorations, using the firepit when the nights get cooler.

eee / September 14, 2009 4:49 PM

(That should read "till it is cold outside." Me English major write good.)

Kristina / September 14, 2009 4:55 PM

My nephew being born.

etiquette bitch / September 14, 2009 5:27 PM

Definitely not the weather changing. My birthday!

Amanda / September 14, 2009 6:42 PM

The smell of fireplaces
The smell of raked leaves
comfort food
movies that don't incorporate something blowing up and actually have dialogue
Red wine

fluffy / September 14, 2009 9:24 PM


Good Luck - The Imposter / September 15, 2009 10:46 AM

I just bought a ticket, under face value, to meet Patrick Swayze next month for a Fall lunch together.

I'm so excited!!

Brubeck / September 15, 2009 11:08 AM

- A cigar and a warm whiskey in the backyard after dark when all you hear are rustling leaves.
- "Autumnizing" my mp3 player with lots of jazz.
- Coming home to smell the wife's cooking in the kitchen.

TaJ / September 16, 2009 11:09 AM

- chessecake
- soup
- pie
- ravioli get the picture

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