I'll be traveling to SF for business in mid November, and I booked my flight so I'll have a long weekend before the obligatory part of the trip starts. I'd like to spend at least two days seeing the nearby parks, but I'm worried about weather and accommodations. [more inside]
Where is the best fall foliage in the Puget Sound area?
Metafilter, what fruit dish should I bring to brunch this Sunday? [more inside]
I want to bake all the things. And by all the things I mean just pumpkin biscotti. [more inside]
(Typing that just hit me like a ton of bricks.) I'll be 29 later this month and I have five days off from work to enjoy some birthday antics. What should I do with myself? [more inside]
I'm looking for good "Autumn" music. With specifications, of course. [more inside]
I've been into fashion for awhile, but I have yet to really learn much about makeup outside of bb cream, bold lips, and cateye eyeliner. I want to develop a more versatile daytime look for my (soft autumn) coloring/look. (Blonde hair, hazel eyes, warm + fair skintone.) [more inside]
Give me your recipes for the sweet or savory snacks that scream out IT'S AUTUMN NOW [more inside]
For my friend’s 40th she’s mentioned that she would like to celebrate by renting a house for an extended, 4-day weekend (between this October 18th and 25th) in a place that hits the following touch points: [more inside]
My wife and I had to move our road trip to the Telluride area back a couple of weeks to the first week of October. I'm worried that we will be greeted with bare aspen trees! I know that the timing of peak color can change from year to year, so I realize that any advice is just a best guess. So, are we in luck? Thanks!
I am convinced - or I've convinced myself - that there was an xkcd diagram that showed winter as unbearably cold and long, summer as unbearably hot and long, and a very short burst of spring and autumn where temperatures were just right. Does this actually exist, or is it some other cartoon, or have I imagined something as real?
There are summer and winter versions of big sports events such as the Olympics and the X Games. Are there spring and fall-based sporting events too? If not, why not? Are there any sports that are specially seasonal outside summer/winter?
I'm writing a little thing set in fall in California, and I'd like to get a sense of what the weather is like in the Alameda/Contra Costa area in October and November. I lived nearby - in Santa Cruz - for about a year, a long time ago, but my only memory is that it did eventually get cold - just not very. (Comparatively - I live in New England now, my cold scale now goes right on up to 11.) [more inside]
Autumn/fall is my favorite season and I love the feel and experience of the leaves changing color, the chill in the air, and traditional fall activities. The episode "Kiss and Tell" from Gilmore Girls, for example, centers around an autumn festival and has this sort of atmosphere. Could you give me some movies/documentaries/tv shows/episodes that also embody autumn?
What are your favorite children's books about autumn and Halloween? [more inside]
I’m currently expecting my first child, who is due around Halloween. I have some minor and probably totally inconsequential—yet nagging—worries about her expected birthdate, and would love if those of you who are late fall babies OR a parent of a late fall baby would come in and assuage my concerns. [more inside]
Casual weather-appropriate evening date ideas for two nerdy 20-somethings? [more inside]
Fun, romantic autumnal activities for this Thursday or Friday night in Chicago and surrounding area? [more inside]
How do I bring the awesomeness of autumn to a very rainy and cold part of Norway? [more inside]
Holiday suggestions for the end of October. Five days, leaving from London. [more inside]
Experiencing the fall foliage in Vermont, by car, from NYC, in 2.5 days. Help me plan! [more inside]
How to find where poppies bloom in autumn? [more inside]
Well, guys, it's hard squash season again (finally!) and I intend to roast and nom every seed I can get my hands on. What are your best pumpkin seed recipes and tips? [more inside]
How best to cook 2 duck legs + 1 duck breast for dinner? If I can do it in one dish, that would be best! Details inside. [more inside]
I want to pick fruit and vegetables - for free or very cheaply - in Montreal. Is there any organization that exists here that is similar to Toronto's Not Far From the Tree? [more inside]
Awesome, romantic getaway in proximity to nyc? Secluded, autumn beach spot preferred... [more inside]
Help me plan a vegetarian, autumn-inspired menu! [more inside]
Woohoo, it's October! Lets get some Autumn/Halloween reading suggestions! [more inside]
Tell me of your favorite poem to welcome the autumn. [more inside]
Autumn is almost here where I live! Tell me your favorite autumn party recipes, with some restrictions listed inside. [more inside]
What is the easiest way to get leaves off of my lawn? (Short of paying someone to do it). Leaf blowers? Ergonomic rakes? Lawn mowers?
Fall road trip before the baby comes: DC to . . . Asheville NC or somewhere else? [more inside]
I'm looking for a book to read this month along the lines of Ray Bradbury's "From the Dust Returned." I want the book to feel like autumn. [more inside]
I'm seeing some neat Fall vegetables at farmer's market: rutabaga, squashes of all type, huge Japanese daikon radishes, parsnips, sweet potatoes, lima beans. Let's hear your great (vegetarian) recipes for these weirdo vegetables.
Going to Japan over the 1st week of November: where to see autumn colours? [more inside]
What kind of music reminds you of autumn? [more inside]
How do I ensure that I stay healthy while spending time outdoors during the winter? [more inside]
Help me accessorize this dress for a 3pm fall wedding in CT. I have about 10 days to obtain what I need. [more inside]
PumpkinFilter: Finally, after years of longing, I am attending Punkin Chunkin 2007. [more inside]
i'm in usda zone 9a (napa, ca) and am keeping a colony of honeybees in my back yard. can anyone list some plants that will provide nectar and pollen to these awesome insects as late into the fall and winter as possible? thanks!
The most delicious pie recipe in the world. Naturally, there's [more inside]
MusicFilter: Looking for songs that are like Yo La Tengo's "Our Way to Fall" or Luna's "Bewitched" [more inside]
I'd like suggestions for outdoor activities during autumn. [more inside]
My girlfriend and I miss the countryside of upstate New York where we went to school. Specifically, we long for the region's excellent, home-made, freshly pressed, piping hot, unpasteurized [!] apple cider. We're now in New York City looking for that wonderfully nostalgic autumn taste. Where should we go?
Why is there more wind in Autumn? [more inside]
Can anyone give me some subjective or anecdotal information about the weather in Tokyo during autumn? [more inside...] [more inside]