In the mitten the climate involves things on the ground as much as the stuff in the air. I mentioned acorns the other day but neglected crabapples and cornstalks. I forgot about the three teens lying in the library lawn splitting a two-liter of Mountain Dew and the lipstick stained pen tube on the ground in the public bathroom. The grass needs to be cut, soon enough it will want to be raked and later, shoveled. With the things on the ground needing so much attention it is very easy to run into somebody or to accidentally walk into a tree. Please be careful out there.