Summer is Almost Over and I’m Falling for Fall
Temperatures dropped dramatically in Victoria, this past weekend, going from highs of 28 to just 18°C (82 to 64°F). While many locals are probably sad to see summer come to an end, I have to admit that fall and winter are my two favourite seasons. More than the fun of digging out all my hoodies and scarves, and spending cold evenings curled up with warm blankets and good books, this year’s fall season is starting off with two trips in one month!
In September, I will only be in the office for 8 days, spending all the others in Denver and Toronto. While the main events of the trips are conferences (#FinCon12 and #CPFC12), I am most looking forward to all of the people I will be spending my time away with.
In Denver, I’m looking forward to rooming with Carrie, my blogging soul sister. If Travis and I don’t get in a few early morning #pfworkouts together, I will probably cry (although I might cry anyway, if I try to keep up with him). I’d love to rent a car and drive up to Boulder to visit Clare. And I am excited to finally meet, connect, and learn with bloggers and businesses from all over that I’ve been in touch with this past year.
Toronto, not surprisingly, feels like my second home and I cannot wait to go back. I’m using all the rest of my vacation time, so I can spend 11 days and nights with my old roomie, her brother, and friends. I’m so excited to see former classmates and their kids. I’d love to catch a Jays vs. Red Sox game. And, again, I cannot wait to meet, connect, and learn with even more Canadian bloggers and businesses.
It’s going to be a great month! And, depending on where the next few months take me career-wise, I may also head down to Seattle for a weekend in October or November. My friend Ellen and I have been talking about going to a Seahawks game for a couple years now and we’ve decided this is the year we finally need to make it happen. Tickets go on sale August 27th!
Am I crazy for wanting summer to end? What’s your favourite season and why?