A little “Boo Berry”, anyone?

It happens every year. The hot days of summer give way to the chill of autumn, and our attention turns from pool parties to pumpkins. Retailers are usually the first to pick-up on the changing seasons, as coats replace t-shirts on store shelves. Even the selection of breakfast cereals change. Seasonal favorites “Count Chocula”, “Boo Berry”, and “Franken Berry” return for limited engagements at your local grocer when October approaches.    October is an odd month in the weather history of eastern North Carolina. While average highs are in the 70’s, there are many examples of temperature extremes through the…