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What a Strange Summer!

This summer is so different from past summers. It is almost a throwback to the way summers used to be 10 or 20 years ago. I am not complaining, it is great when you live in a house without air conditioning. We had no problems sleeping as it always cooled down nicely.

Oat Hill Lake in AugustI took the picture on Saturday while walking around Oat Hill Lake and noticed that fall was in the air. It was only warm in the sun and as soon as we entered the forested part it was noticeably cooler which is a typical fall, winter and spring pattern when the air itself is not warm anymore or yet.

Then yesterday the whole scenario had changed again and it was another hot and summery day with a lovely breeze.

So I am curious as to how soon fall will arrive. I remember when my twins turned 4 year old on August 29/1982, fall weather had already arrived and it was too cold to wear short sleeve tops without a cover. In the last 10 years or so that had definitely changed and covers were only necessary in mid to late September.

I am curious to hear from others, if they have made the same observations. I would love to read your comments.

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