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Signs of fall.......

Old 08-31-10, 10:31 AM
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Signs of fall.......

As seen on todays ride....

falling leaves
squirrels gathering acorns
geese heading south
wild turkeys in a field
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Old 08-31-10, 10:50 AM
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It's 90+ here in Massachusetts and will be for the next several days.
No signs of Fall around here.
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Old 08-31-10, 10:52 AM
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I've seen some yellow leaves on the ground and a couple of denuded trees ... then, the rains came today. Pretty soon the terns will be here.
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Old 08-31-10, 10:54 AM
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It was completely dark when I got back from my ride last night. I did it faster than I've ever done it and left at the same time as I always do.

It shall be fall soon
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Old 08-31-10, 10:55 AM
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I'm over summer.
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Old 08-31-10, 10:56 AM
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Land of the endless summer here.
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Old 08-31-10, 11:01 AM
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The only thing yellow here is the grass, and that is because of the 30+ days of >95deg heat.
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Old 08-31-10, 12:19 PM
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yeah, summer came back on Sunday. two days of hot and windy summer conditions in Chicagoland. summer is good though. later.
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What is this "fall" season you speak of? Is that when it's not balls-hot? Sounds nice.
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Old 08-31-10, 12:32 PM
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stoned college kids. sure sign of fall.
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Boo.
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The creaking and ticking sounds...and the bike is very quiet. And no, I don't hear the HTFU alarm
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Still damn hot here, but the 6am rides now start out in the dark, and the 6pm rides now end in the dark.
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Ivy turns red.
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Old 08-31-10, 12:49 PM
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Ivy turns red.
And the Cubs suck too much to witness it.
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Old 08-31-10, 04:26 PM
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I'm looking forward to the temperature dropping under 70, at night. I think mid may was the last time this happened.
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Signs of fall, 3 hurricanes in the atlantic, more on their way, 11/30 can't come fast enough.
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Looking forward to cycling on a crisp fall morning.

Oh how I miss you 60 degree weather.
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Old 08-31-10, 05:40 PM
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MUP are filled with kids on their bikes to school...
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ohhh, the signs of fall...me slowing down....to the point where i cant unclip my pedal, and wham! i hit the pavement......i look around to see who is looking, apparently i am at an intersection right at rush hour.....225 people saw (a few are school buses)....it is right then and there where i see the grass getting yellow, and a leaf is on my shirt.


It is still hot as balls here though.
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Apples on the tree. Canning has begun.
Grapes on the vine. Still too young.

Wood pellets sign outside the hardware store.
Halloween candy in the grocery store.
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Old 08-31-10, 08:08 PM
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..not listening...LALALALALAALLAALAALA....not listening!!!!
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Sun down occurrs sooner, night rides are shorter. I hate to see this summer go by.
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On reading the heading to start with, I thought this was a signs of fail thread:



Anyway, first day of spring here and it's miserable outside. Thankfully it's raining whilst both my bikes are broken...
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