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Here in North Texas, theHere in North Texas, the first sign of autumn is my air conditioner doesn't cycle on and off constantly all night. The air is cooler and less humid in the morning when I go to work. And I can't explain it, but the light changes. Not only are the days shorter, but the sunlight is "thinner"... not really "there". We still have some old growth cottonwood trees in my neighborhood, and if we are blessed with cool nights and warm, not sweltering days, the leaves turn as golden as aspen leaves. I love the autumn, it is my very favorite time of the year. Being born in September may have had something to do with it.

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