Tag Archives: summer

Cooling Off

It looks like a long hot summer: Memorial Day temps exceeded 100 degrees and June has been warmer than normal so far. No better way to keep cool than dipping your toes in the lake under a big shade tree.  … Continue reading

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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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Cousins

The first real warm day of the summer, with the sun taking its sweet time to set.  The day was long, giving the cousins plenty of time to reconnect, and many fun-filled memories:   swimming in the lake, minnows, sand … 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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Sandbox

Start the summer off right — in the sand box.  There’s nothing more attractive to a toddler than the sandbox, and nothing more fascinating to them than the strange feel of sand in all of its various forms — wet, … Continue reading

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