Saturday, August 6, 2016

The Joys of Summer

Every season brings special gifts to our lives.

Now that summer is in full boom, I think of all it has to offer and feel immense gratitude.

Here are some things I love about summer:

- Sun

- Farmers markets

- Fresh, juicy tomatoes

- Bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwiches

 - Parades

- Day trips

- Longer trips

- Ice cream

- "Lobstah"

- Freedom from monotony

- Iced hibiscus tea

- Swimming

- Suntanning

- Vacationing house guests

- Flowers, herbs and fresh fruits and veggies 

- The ocean

- Blue skies and white, fluffy clouds

- Kids laughing under the sprinkler

- Outdoor concerts

- Steak on the grill and sweet corn on the cob

- Freedom from intense scheduling



Linda @ A La Carte said...

Fresh veggies, time with the Grands and seeing my daughters.

diane.stetson said...

It is summer year round where I live and I love every single minute of it. Love everything you've mentioned and the fact that I acn enjoy them all each and every day!

Chatty Crone said...

I enjoy all those things! lol Being able to sleep a little later too.

Kit said...

Your choices are wonderful! Mine are: cool mornings and hot afternoons, iced tea, the scent of my roses, yard sales, and sleeping in! :) Kit

Patti said...

What a lovely list of summer pleasures!

Sandi said...

I like your list!

Merlesworld said...

To many to name about summer.

janice15 said...

Sad,y San Francisco hasn't had much of a summer surrounding cities have but not us, this morning was like a fall morning with sprinles of rain. My garden has done poorly this year. But I do love the farmers market the pool and many things like you. Glad your enjoying your summer. Happy weekend dear Susan with love Janice

Cheryl said...

My favorite parts are the time I get to spend with my dear husband and son...homeshooling is paused for the summer, and quality time is so precious! Thankful to visit with you, sweet friend!

Susan said...

Welcome to the latest Follower of this blog. I do not know who you are but if you would like me to mention you, and your blog, just let me know. Thanks. Hope you stop by often!

Sending happy Saturday thoughts to all who read this! Hugs. Susan

Babs said...

I love the heat!warm sunshine making lots of vitamin D .I love getting in the pool to feel free as a bird. I love the Berkshires and passing by the Lake with Mt. greylock in the backdrop! I adore seeing flowers all over, going to the open air markets, plays, a lot of entertainment . Everything is alive!!!!!!


Love all your choices. But my favorites are the ocean and "Lobstah".

carolann said...

Such a list of pleasant memories pictures of the past and now.

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