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How Quickly The Season Changes!
Hold on just a minute here!
Yes, I'm ready for Fall, but I didn't tell anyone, so how did they know?
We sweltered with 90 F. highs right on into September, and then someone threw the switch for Fall!
How is it that the seasons can change so abruptly?
By the end of this month we will have snow on top of Mt. Timpanogos, and on other mountains nearer Salt Lake City and Park City, Utah. With the snow in place then, the nights will turn chill.
The leaves on the mountains are already taking on the autumn foliage reminiscent of what New England expects to see in October, and the extraordinarily dry summer is already characterized now by thunderstorms and occasional showers.
If we were back in the days of Rome and Ancient Greece, we would think that stadiums full of tens of thousands of what today are football and soccer fans across the country, all shouting loudly (and groaning occasionally) might somehow have taken the place of our Native Americans' rain dances, in bringing back the gods with the missing moisture of Summer 2012!
So here we are, thankful for our open windows at night and temperatures in the upper 40's Fahrenheit, with breezes, and rumblings, and all.
And we know what is coming, and we welcome it.
I just wonder how it knew to get here when I never told anyone I have been waiting for it for months?
Copyright 2012 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.
Crossroads of the West....
- Salt Lake City, Crossroads of The West
There are many reasons why Salt Lake City, Utah attracts so many major conventions, and so many tourists and visitors every year in all seasons. Here they are.