My 7th Grade teacher, Mr Bannister, used to say that to us ALL the time...and most of the time, because I lived in Upper Michigan, the sun wasn't shining and the birds were not only not singing, but they weren't there because it was SO cold!
However, if Mr Bannister had lived here, in Arizona, he would have been right 350+ days a year and could not have been more right now that it is October in Arizona!! The birds truly are singing, the sun is most definitely shining and Arizonan's are out, in full force working on their yards, attending local events, biking, hiking and so much more because it is our turn to come out of 'hibernation' and enjoy our 70 degree winter!
As I sit here, writing in my blog and holding an open house, my mom and brother are headed to Gilbert's Barktoberfest and then to Tempe's Oktoberfest, all the while stopping at local Farmer's Markets to pick up some fresh produce!
Do I love Arizona in the Fall...if our leaves changed colors like they did in Michigan, it would be beyond perfect, but I'll take what we have over -20 degrees any day :)
Check out AZCentral.com's website (http://bit.ly/o2XILS ) for more info on the above events and SO much more!!! And don't forget about Schepf Farms Annual Pumpkin and Chili Party...WAY too many activities to list, but here is their website: http://www.schnepffarms.com/event.htm
Enjoy Fall in AZ!!