Fall is near. And when Starbucks unleashes its Pumpkin Spice Latte, that will raise the gates for the flood of pumpkin spice cereal, potato chips, beer, hummus, and body lotions to take over stores and wash our houses in orangish brown. We're less than a week away.
East Texas seems to be taking a break from the big festivals right now, and that's probably because it's too darned hot to spend much time outside walking around on purpose. When the weather cools off the festivals will get cranked up again, and we've got the preview.
Oh, our poor pups! It's the worst season of their lives. There's nothing dogs dislike more than dressing up like a pumpkin, or a hot dog, or a cat for goodness sakes. But they're gonna do it this Halloween, in the name of fun.
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This is the sweet spot in a pumpkin's life. Thousands of pumpkins that have grown up in a patch are off the vine now, and the clock is ticking before the dreaded shrivel and rot happens. So how long do we have? And there is at least one thing we can do to get pumpkins to last longer.
Texas has been staying warm and hasn't quite made up its mind to get into fall just yet. But cooler weather is on the way, and fall foliage will peak in October. There are three short trails that will help you make the most of it.