September my favorite month

September is my favorite month of the year. In Ohio, September was the month when the weather cooled off, the haze burned off, the sky was cerulean, and the corn and soybean fields were golden. It was warm during the day, but not hot. The humidity seemed to have gone...

“Dog Days of Summer- where does it come from?

Growing up in Ohio, August always seemed like it was the hottest month of summer. It was when the temperatures were hottest, and humidity was highest. That may not actually be the case, but that is the way I remember August. Which brings up the question of why do they...