Fall used to be my favorite season. During my years as a student, it marked a fresh start as a new school year got underway. As a denizen of the Northeast, I looked forward to the landscape igniting in color, football games and enjoying apples in all of their incarnations — as cider, sauce and pies. As a fan of Thanksgiving and Christmas, I knew the festivities were just around the corner.
Somewhere along the line all that changed, though — and I’m fairly certain I&rs