Oh, how I love the long lazy days of summer! As I watched a few dried leaves swirling down the road on an early morning breeze, I was reminded that there are only a few short weeks left in August. I’ve decided to savor every single moment.
Life seems so much easier this time of year, doesn’t it? I love being able to slide into a pair of flip flops before heading out the door. Our meals are so much less complicated too – a slice of watermelon for lunch on hot days and a big salad made with goodies from the farmer’s market along with some fresh, crusty bread for dinner. Yum. Oh, and did I forget to mention the homemade ice cream from the local dairy?(Sigh)
Living in a townhouse, we don’t have much of a backyard to speak of, but we do have a deck and a tiny (about 10′ x 16′) fenced in courtyard – I call this my secret garden. It’s the perfect spot to sit outdoors and sip morning coffee, read, write or plan projects for the cooler months ahead. I’m thinking of a brightly colored afghan for the living room and maybe a patchwork throw – very ambitious planning!
For now, I think I’ll just enjoy a walk around the neighborhood, taking pleasure in all the lush greenery and the bright colors of the last of the summer flowers. Have a wonderful day!