Psssst. Hey, California. I'd like to let you in on a little secret.
Actually, it's almost November. So why, WHY is it almost ninety degrees outside today--like it has been all week...and most of the week before that?
I mean, I'm still running my air conditioner--and that's not exactly cheap! My cats are still shedding when they should be growing their winter coats. And I'm SO sick of my summer clothes. Please, no more shorts and tank tops. I'm ready for coats and tights and boots.
Now, I know, my friends in cold states are probably furious at me for complaining, but COME ON! It's supposed to be Fall! I'm supposed to be raking leaves in the brisk, pre-winter breeze. Instead, my trees are growing new leaves. NEW LEAVES. Poor babies think it's Spring...they're so confused. Not to mention that little problem we face here in So Cal called a drought. Sure, two weeks ago we got a few clouds in the sky--which was very exciting. All the news stations went on "Storm Watch!" and the second it started drizzling they issued Flash Flood Warnings. But it never even rained enough to make me turn off my sprinklers!
So please, I am begging you--please, please find a way to turn off Summer. It was very nice and fun and we all enjoyed our time in the sun. But it's over now. We're done with it. It's time to join the rest of the country and change seasons. Do you hear me?
Good. I'm glad we had this little talk. I expect to see results immediately.