“Fall” in Texas doesn’t really start until mid-October most years. Around that time, blustery winds blow in, and the leaves start to swirl around. The temperatures start getting nippy (for Texas), and the dogs want to be outside longer as the days get shorter.
I love this time of year. Apparently musicians both classical and contemporary do, too – here is the hauntingly beautiful “October“, composed by Eric Whitacre. Originally written for a wind orchestra, it translates beautifully to a string arrangement: