What does the month of September mean to you?

September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar and one of four Gregorian months with 30 days. September is my favorite month of the year. For me, September is the beginning of fall. Autumn is well underway by the beginning of September and by the middle of September the leaves will soon start changing. Technically fall does not begin until September 21st, but we all know that the real end of summer is on Labor Day. In many parts of the world, summer ends when students head back to school and that is generally in September. The fall weather and temperature are perfect (for me anyway) and I love the changing colors of the landscapes.

I love the cool crisp air and the beauty of the trees, shrubs and falling leaves. I love the many fall flowers and the bright red Sumac bushes. The flowers and bright red bushes are soon complimented by the Oaks, Maples and Popular trees which will contribute bright yellows, oranges and reds to the panoply of colors. When the leaves start gently falling, the end of fall is all too soon. However, the leaves have an almost ethereal quality as they float to the ground and cover it in a rich collage of hues and tones.

I should also mention that I was born in September and of course birthdays bring some treats. However, I would still love the fall with or without my birthday. Many people do not feel the same way that I do about the fall, particularly in Minnesota. Karen does not enjoy September nearly as much as I do. She says she can only think that when fall is over, winter will soon be here. In some parts of the world, fall lasts somewhat longer than in Minnesota. Weather-wise, we have a two month fall that covers September and October. Never mind that the calendar says fall ends on December 20, it really ends right after Halloween. By then the colors are over and most of the leaves need to be raked up. Not to mention, we generally have snow long before the “end” of fall.

What is your favorite month of the year? Why? What is your favorite season of the year? Do you enjoy each season or do you have a special season you look forward to?

4 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Anonymous
    Sep 30, 2010 @ 00:45:01

    I too, like September. Many of my friends have birthdays during the September. Mine included.

    Also fall has begun. Fall begins sometime in August when the weather obviously changes. around the 20th, I think.




  2. Anonymous
    Jun 11, 2013 @ 02:35:12

    Lots of my family members were born in september like me



  3. sunnymom
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 21:31:03

    November… for many of the same reasons you love September but enhanced with the celebration of Thanksgiving. November to me means the great fall weather + beautiful landscapes + gratitude + family! ⊰✿╰⊰✿╰⊰✿╰⊰✿ ღℓ σ √ ε ღ



  4. John Persico
    Aug 06, 2013 @ 21:33:43

    Thanks for the comments and flowers. Hope you have a great Thanksgiving.



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