Resistance to Pumpkin Spice is Futile

Full confession: I wrote and scheduled the first version of this post in the depths of Summer, convinced that “Fall flavors” would be in stores before the end of August. I was not wrong.

“But why?” you may ask. “Why must the end of Summer be sullied with an impatient corporate lust for seasonal profits that ignore all seasonal boundaries?”

You know why.

For everyone who protests it’s not Autumn yet, remember: it’s always Autumn on some planet in the Collective

Allecia Vermillion covers the intriguing origin story of the Pumpkin Spice Latte (aka PSL) for the magazine, Seattle Met. If you’re at all interested in the devilish details about “pumpkin spice” has become an seasonal omnipresence, enjoy (perhaps with an already available PSL).

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