It was unseasonably warm, then it snowed and we had January lows, now it’s warming back up again. I felt this New Yorker piece: Welcome to Fall, the Two Days Between Summer and Winter

Yes, it’s finally that autumnal season! Gather the harvest for the cornucopia! Roast butternut squash and braise pork shoulder with good friends ’round the hot wood fire as you—O.K., is that sleet? It’s sleeting now. And it says that tomorrow it’s supposed to be in the eighties. Then it’s going to snow. How is that possible?

…Now on to that cozy, warm, wondrous holiday season! Cold, wintry nights full of family and roaring fires and stockings and candles and cookies and—oh, that’s over now, too. Great. Get ready for five months of February!