Saturday was the first day of autumn, but the official day to "fall back" in 2012 is Sunday, Nov. 4, when Daylight Saving Time ends.
What's the point of the time change? you ask. Well, Benjamin Franklin was the first to reportedly suggest the idea, mostly in an attempt to make better use of daylight.
Read more about it in this piece from National Geographic.
Until Nov. 4, enjoy the sunny autumn evenings.