Thursday, September 1…

Ah, September! And the beginning of fall—at least in meteorological terms. Thanks, JoAnne Feldman!

Once again, “fall” just doesn’t have the same elegance as “autumn,” which is still three weeks away. I’ve said it before: “Fall” is a very pedestrian word, denoting a school term or a baseball series. “Autumn,” on the other hand, is full of magic and beauty, an enchanted word for an enchanted season.

Give me autumn, and may it last until spring!