Heck, if you haven’t noticed Fall is here in Seattle. In my humble house, I finally turned on the furnace and restarted the gas fireplace this week marking the end of summer. In Seattle, summer dragged on until October 9. Now, I’m not complaining about that. It has been a really nice treat for everyone. I haven’t worn a coat for a long time. There has been no noticeable rainfall for a good month and a half (maybe longer) and daytime temperatures were hitting 70 degrees.
However, the last few days, the weather has turned colder and I’ve accepted fall like the comfortable friend she is. We flipped on the gas fireplace and experienced the smell of the dust being burned off. Every year, my goal is to wait until at least October 1 to turn on the heat and the fireplace. We made it to October 9 so I’m happy.
Since it is October, we are also in Halloween mode. The decorations are coming out in our neighborhood, the leaves on the trees are turning, and the rain is back. We won’t see the sun until the end of June. Welcome Fall weather! Enjoy the rain 24/7, the temperatures in the 40-55 degree range.
In a week, I’ll be sick of this rainy weather and will be blogging about how much I hate it and wished I was living back on Kauai.