Reasons why September is my favorite time of year to go to Alvin's family cabin in Fairview Canyon:
1. It's not too hot.
2. There are no other people there, so you can have your own room and not worry if your baby cries in the middle of the night.
3. The water hasn't been turned off yet for the season, so you don't have to use the outhouse.
4. It's still too early for snow, so you can still drive right up to the front door. In the winter, you park on the road, snowshoe 1/2 mile while dragging your sleeping bags and gear on a sled, then dig out the front door.
5. Look at those autumn leaves!