Autumnal equinox

Grandbabies, fall leaves, and dogs. Copyright © 2007 Cathy Carlson

My internal seasonal calendar says the Autumnal equinox marks mid-fall, not the beginning. Harvest is half over, and I have been planning dinners from the oven or all-day-long soups or stews to keep the house warm. This year the Equinox falls on Saturday, 22 September.