Most people consider the Monday following Labor Day the last day of summer. Meteorologists prefer pinning the last day of summer to August 31.
But for everyone else, who properly define the seasons astronomically by our long journey around the sun, the autumnal equinox marks the true end of summer and the beginning of fall, at least in our next of the woods.
Bad news – the fall equinox officially occurs today at 10:29 p.m. So squeeze in as much stuff as you can before summer is officially over. Enjoy the remaining hours.
Check back Monday and Thursday as It’s a Shore Thing follows the adventures of the Featherstone family as they run the family bed and breakfast in out-of-the-way North Lower Bayheightsville.