It Is Not Fall Yet

It is not fall yet. It is still summer. Some people apparently need to be told about this.

I know, I know. We’ve gotten to the point that we mentally associate September with fall. However, fall does not begin until September 23 in the northern hemisphere. Regardless of the arrival of pumpkin spice lattes, it is not yet fall. It’s summer.

Can’t we finish with one thing before immediately turning to the next? We spend so much of our present moments in anticipation for the next that our lives will be over without having been present in much of anything.


It will be fall soon enough. Don’t rush things. Just wait until the 23rd.



About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...
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