I welcomed my daughter home from the last day of school yesterday. We cheered when she walked through the back gate…celebrating a successful school year and summer vacation; a season of slowing down and taking time to enjoy some of our favorite things…
like more blueberry cobbler on the front porch,
lots of shrimp boils,
and dining al fresco.
and lounging poolside.
wet towels drying in the sun,
and the smell of sunscreen.
Scratching books off of my summer reading list and staying up extra late to watch movies on t.v.
fresh fruit from the Farmer’s Market, fireworks shows and family gatherings.
Of course, my most favorite thing about Summer is having my daughter home with me. So, when she walked through that gate yesterday, I was ready. Ready and waiting to say …