Tag: fall


Not falling for autumn

The artificial pumpkin syrup twirls like a cyclone in my coffee. It settles unevenly, giving it the look of the yellowing leaves of the hostas outside the library. As I sip my brew, a vaguely spicy sweetness rests on my tongue. Corn syrup, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger: Café Mac’s simulacrum for the gourds that stand out…

MINN 101: Fall in love with October
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MINN 101: Fall in love with October

The leaves have turned, the air is crisp and – finally – it’s sweater weather! Fall is a wondrous time to be out and about in Minnesota, so put some socks under your Birkenstocks and indulge in a little apple picking, pumpkin patching and trick-o-treating. As a kid, there was nothing I loved more about…