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Afternoon Poll: When is it Fall in Reston?

by Karen Goff September 23, 2016 at 4:20 pm 4 Comments

Lake Thoreau in fall

Yesterday was the first day of autumn.

In typical Northern Virginia fashion, that means its is warm enough for shorts, a few pools are still open and trees are all green.

Boots and pumpkin patches seem so far away right now. We thought of a few uniquely Reston things that say “a change of seasons” though. We’ll know fall when we see it. Take our poll and tell us your favorite sign.

  • Mike M

    When shorts and sandals won’t cut it anymore.

    When my Labrador gets his giddy autumn wolf on, rolling in the grass and snapping at the air.

    When I start to notice the fireplace again.

  • Rational Reston

    When the 4th Lake House cost overrun of the year is announced

  • Chuck Morningwood

    There will be no swillage of bier at Oktoberfest this year. Although RTC chose to put off the advent of parking fees, my boycott began on Sept. 12.

    I guess I’m going to find some place else to get my bratwurst freak on.

  • EliteinReston

    Fall starts in Reston when Harris Teeter stocks Pumpkin Spice Cheerios on the


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