I'm not entirely sure I believe the calender when it says it's October. Where'd September run off to so fast? If August is my favorite month, surely September is fighting its way for a close second place. Things gradually transition into a new way of life in September. Good-bye are the long summer days. Night comes sooner, a whole day's worth packed into fewer hours of day light. The lazy days are replaced with a regimented schedule. And before you know it, we're saying hello to the next month. Before we settle into October, let's review September with the end of the month, picture-heavy post.