September 24, 2015

An Ode to Summer

The end of summer means different things to all of us.  To me, it’s bittersweet. Thoughts… Gone are the days of warm weather and no coats.  Now walking outside requires thought and preparation. My kids no longer have the days to stay in bed and lounge around.  Homework fills my kitchen table. I will no longer walk around in shorts and bare feet.  I will constantly be cold and covered up. The community swimming pool has been emptied.  Our swim bags have been pushed to the back of the closets. Evening summer walks are over.  The sun…