3 Reasons Why Summer Ending And Fall Beginning Is The Best Season Change

Written by: Alex Crumb | Follow on: Twitter, Facebook

Published: Aug 29, 2016 12:00:00 PM

gray-witches.pngEvery year, the earth undergoes a tilt that forces the sun's nourishing radioactivity ever-so-much further to travel. That extra time spent in the outer space's deathly darkness cools it a few degrees. Measured on a galactic scale, the temperature isn't a terrible shift.

It is, however, enough to force you to put on a sweater.

This is the transition from summer to fall. It's the number-one best seasonal transition.

Fall to winter is just depressing and cruel. Winter to spring is a false start with a fart and a trip before a real change. Spring to summer always elicits cries for mother nature to just get on with it and bless you with sunshine and vacation.

No, the transformation from summer to fall is chart-topper, undefeated, modern-human seasonal change.

The reasons why ought to be obvious:

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Simple Answers no. 11: Why does August feel like the slowest month in the summer?

Written by: Alex Crumb | Follow on: Twitter, Facebook

Published: Aug 11, 2016 12:00:00 PM

august-is-slow.gifThis is a recurring segment, with a recently-updated title, "Simple Answers," where I gather the questions I come across on the Internet in a given week, and provide a straightforward answer.

This week's question again addresses the summertime. You might remember an earlier piece on why it feels like it's only bad news in the summer.

Today, we talk about the month of August, because August is a churning vortex of confusion that can drive a man insane.

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A Guide To Walking Massachusetts In The Summer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Written by: Alex Crumb | Follow on: Twitter, Facebook

Published: Jul 6, 2011 12:00:00 PM

crossing-the-street.jpegAre you considering spending some time in the fabulous state of Massachusetts this summer? If so, please be aware of the inherent perils in cross the street [see fig. 1].

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10 Vital Reasons Why Winter Is Better Than Summer

Written by: Alex Crumb | Follow on: Twitter, Facebook

Published: Mar 11, 2011 12:00:00 PM

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Fancy yourself a hard drinker? Go do a few Jell-O shots made with grain alcohol at altitude in Colorado. It's like a Freaky Friday moment where you've suddenly swapped alcohol tolerances with an 80 lbs. girl, and somewhere else, a young woman has suddenly found a knack for cosplaying as Marion Ravenwood.

That's real drinking you won't find in the summer months.

There comes a time every year where a man's just got to face facts, open up the windows, buy a paperback that's more than 1000 pages, and start paying extra for iced coffee. Winter is over. We mourn his passing, because winter is the best season of all. Winter is the season of slankets, sleds, and slightly-mad snowday schemes.

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