Week 40 of the Wednesday lists.
There is a chill in the air and I can hardly wait for autumn to really begin. As one season gives way to another, I always like to mark it and say, "Thank you."
* one long road trip * learning how to create long exposure photographs * traveling with my parents * taking a picture of Sloane at the Petrified Forest that exactly matches one of my brother at the same age * the way Dad would pull over just in case I wanted to take a photograph * watching a herd of elks feeding on the hotel lawn at the Grand Canyon * visiting a new art museum * long nights and long walks * fireflies * sleepovers that last for days * baseball games * entire days with nothing to do but read * making a new friend * hanging new curtains fashioned from vintage linens * spending time at home; just the three of us and nothing to do * a kind friend who shares his pool so much it's like having our own * working ahead and planning lessons for all of first quarter * homegrown tomatoes * summer salads * meeting up with school friends * shooting my first wedding * stargazing * Jeffrey and Sloane's road trip to Oregon * small town festivals with the greatest lemonade ever * the library's summer reading program * meeting my niece for the first time * seeing my brother again * climbing around cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde * time alone with Sloane in an amazing hotel pool in Sedona * seeing our first book with fore-edge painting * riding the Sandia mountain tram in Albuquerque * watching lightening storms * great books and lots of time to read them * spending the Fourth at the ballpark * picnics *
What will you miss about summer?
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