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Mellow yellow 

John Keats praised autumn as a "season of mists and mellow fruitfulness." In these parts, it's an interim of mellow days, crisp nights, changing colors, interesting shadows and mysteries afoot. What do you like most about it?
click to enlarge Patrick Walsh -  - Seattle -  - Finance and accounting -  - What's best about autumn? The college - football season coming around, and getting ready to ski. -  - What's your favorite season? Spring - especially here, because I love to hike amid the spring - wildflowers when everything turns from brown to - green. But I like all the seasons. -  - How does autumn here compare to those in other - places you've lived? I'm from Colorado Springs, but - I moved to Seattle a while back. The weather here is the - best anywhere. I love the distinct changes in temperature - and the nice Indian summers. In Seattle, it's always either - raining or not raining. -  - Are you dreading utility bills this winter? No. - I'm a cold person  I keep my thermostat at 65.
  • Patrick Walsh

    Seattle

    Finance and accounting

    What's best about autumn? The college football season coming around, and getting ready to ski.

    What's your favorite season? Spring especially here, because I love to hike amid the spring wildflowers when everything turns from brown to green. But I like all the seasons.

    How does autumn here compare to those in other places you've lived? I'm from Colorado Springs, but I moved to Seattle a while back. The weather here is the best anywhere. I love the distinct changes in temperature and the nice Indian summers. In Seattle, it's always either raining or not raining.

    Are you dreading utility bills this winter? No. I'm a cold person I keep my thermostat at 65.

click to enlarge Darice Zimmermann -  - Old North End -  - Self-employed -  - What's best about autumn?The smell, the - last days of the farmers' market, the colors in the trees, - the crispness in the air and my birthday. It's my favorite - season. -  - How does autumn here stack up against autumns - elsewhere? I was born in Colorado Springs and I've - spent almost all my autumns here. I'll stick with this. -  - Are you dreading utility bills this winter? I just - hope for the best and bundle up.
  • Darice Zimmermann

    Old North End

    Self-employed

    What's best about autumn?The smell, the last days of the farmers' market, the colors in the trees, the crispness in the air and my birthday. It's my favorite season.

    How does autumn here stack up against autumns elsewhere? I was born in Colorado Springs and I've spent almost all my autumns here. I'll stick with this.

    Are you dreading utility bills this winter? I just hope for the best and bundle up.

click to enlarge Abby Laine Sienkiewicz -  - Old Colorado City -  - Girl Scouts volunteer -  - What's best about fall? The smells, the leaves - changing color. And Halloween is my favorite holiday. - Fall is the best season. -  - How does autumn here compare to other places - you've lived? I just moved here from Michigan. The - color-changes are way more intense there  reds, - oranges, yellows. Plus, here it gets really hot during the - day and freezing cold at night. I'm not used to that. -  - Is autumn or summer best? I like the transition - period between the two, where it's just starting to get - cold and you wear your hoodie. -  - Are you dreading utility bills this winter? My - utilities are included in my rent, so no. I hope for - everyone else's sake they don't go up too much, though.
  • Abby Laine Sienkiewicz

    Old Colorado City

    Girl Scouts volunteer

    What's best about fall? The smells, the leaves changing color. And Halloween is my favorite holiday. Fall is the best season.

    How does autumn here compare to other places you've lived? I just moved here from Michigan. The color-changes are way more intense there reds, oranges, yellows. Plus, here it gets really hot during the day and freezing cold at night. I'm not used to that.

    Is autumn or summer best? I like the transition period between the two, where it's just starting to get cold and you wear your hoodie.

    Are you dreading utility bills this winter? My utilities are included in my rent, so no. I hope for everyone else's sake they don't go up too much, though.

click to enlarge Coreen Toll -  - Manitou Springs -  - Professional volunteer -  - What's your favorite season? Summer, because - I'm an avid gardener. I like the fall, too, though. I enjoy - the change of seasons. -  - What's to enjoy about fall? The cooler weather, - the color in the leaves, the fact that the plants get to go - dormant and have the kind of rest we get to enjoy every - evening. And snuggling up in front of the fire. -  - Are you worried about utility costs this winter? - Not particularly. The utility department does a - pretty good job of managing resources and pricing gas - and oil.
  • Coreen Toll

    Manitou Springs

    Professional volunteer

    What's your favorite season? Summer, because I'm an avid gardener. I like the fall, too, though. I enjoy the change of seasons.

    What's to enjoy about fall? The cooler weather, the color in the leaves, the fact that the plants get to go dormant and have the kind of rest we get to enjoy every evening. And snuggling up in front of the fire.

    Are you worried about utility costs this winter? Not particularly. The utility department does a pretty good job of managing resources and pricing gas and oil.

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