Samaritan's Song

Fall is coming!

Shout it from the rooftops.  Write it in the sky.  Fall is coming!  After three months of sweltering ninety-degree humidity with the heat index in the 100s, fall is coming.

I see you pointing at the calendar.  Actually, you say, fall begins on Thursday, September 22.

Nope.  It’s coming.  I feel it.  The other day when I looked at the forecast I saw that the temperature is finally, finally taking a dip.  Lows are falling into the blessed sixties and even, for a night or two, the fifties.  Dawn is coming later and later each day, and I finally got to glimpse a full moon on my morning walk a few days ago.  There will be some heat spikes and the temperature will vacillate, but I know in my heart that summer is coming to an end.  I am elated.

Fall is my high season.  I am…

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