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Monday, October 09, 2006

Indian Summer

Whenever anyone asks me my favorite time of the year I say, Indian Summer. Which just happens to be the type of weather we are having today.
It is that time of the year of given to warm, sunny weather that occurs in autumn, usually in late October or early November. The earliest know use of the term goes back over two centuries ago in 1778 to French American writer St. John de Crevecoeur in rural New York. There are several theories as to its etymology.
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