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Summer’s End

Hey!  Where’d everybody go?  It’s only mid-September, and I haven’t seen a soul for weeks.  I’m hanging here, limp and lifeless, all by myself without anyone to keep me company, not even an occasional rattle from the cottonwood leaves. I … Continue reading

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Bullseye

A local watering hole with a rope tied to high branch of a nearby tree is about all you need to escape the summer heat and have fun doing it. Who cares if it’s a 100 degrees? Thought for the Day: … Continue reading

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Summer Birthday

Last weekend, my grandson celebrated his 7th birthday down at the lake with four of his buddies.  It was over 90 degrees so the swimming was great. The rope swing was their favorite activity by far.  One after the other, … Continue reading

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Anonymous Joy

A rope hanging from a tree branch 20′ high on the bank of a lake is irresistible to all ages, especially on a hot summer day.  Swinging out over the water is exhilarating.   Letting go and dropping into the water takes … Continue reading

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Hangtime

Nothing beats a rope swing over water for good clean summer fun.  A little dab of danger always adds to the fun. The water is low this year, so the “swingers” have to hang on a wee bit longer and … Continue reading

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Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer

Like the song goes, “Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer,  full of soda and pretzels and beer”, nothing beats a rope swing over the water for good clean summer fun.  Where did the summer go?!  The kids are back … Continue reading

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