Monthly Archives: September 2015

Operation Save the Pumpkin

At 11:00 PM I suddenly remembered that I was supposed to check the weather report to see if it would freeze during the night. So I put down my book in the middle of a riveting piece about fourteenth-century book production and sales at French universities (great bedtime reading), and dialed the National Weather Service. As the recorded voice droned on, I reminded myself that it had been 33 degrees here on the past two mornings.

And the recorded voice told me in no uncertain terms that we were done flirting with a frost; it was going to happen.
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