So, what is summertime to me? Well, I'm back from the lake after a glorious week of perfect weather, and I have some answers!
Well, it's the lake, a crescent moon...
... a stunning sunset.
It's strawberries and shortcake.
It's ducks sunning themselves on the neighbor's dock.
This one seemed to have rather a big smile on its face!
It's beach flowers -- what is this, anyway?
And woodland flowers (OK, weeds, but they are flowers to me).
It's road trips to charming shops.
It's yard art! (Yes, to Rick this is functional yard art!)
It's tradition -- the annual July 4 Ride for Rick.
It's potato salad.
It's delicious dinners from the grill...
...and time for a glass of wine.
They were shot off right across the lake from us -- a perfect ringside seat!
It's watching swimming races across the lake on July 4. (Thank you, Zoom.)
It's having plenty of time for cat naps.
And time to meet up with a friend and former student worker who was waitressing at a wonderful northern restaurant!
Summertime means opportunities to finally getting to the art table -- I'll show you the results of that later!
I'll have more soon and be catching up with you soon, as well! Meanwhile, catch up on my take on the final work by a favorite author -- "A Big Storm Knocked it Over" by Laurie Colwin -- on Chopsticks and String.
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