6 p.m. later that same day, and what a day … Stunning outside, 9 degrees, hot sun. Apparently last year on this very day, it was 19 degrees, and a week later it was minus 12. They call this “false spring,” but, false though it may be, all of Toronto was outside enjoying it. I took the Queen streetcar across town, and the driver told me that all the routes were far behind schedule because of the traffic on roads and sidewalks. Queen Street was jam-packed with happy citizens, basking.
Though the weather continues sublime, I know it’s fall, because the garden is shutting down and suddenly there’s so much