- Declare a ban against shoes
- Tend our garden
- Make salsa and jam and stack it on shelves in protest to winter
- Have a summer solstice party
- Fix groovy backyard suppers
- Observe nature, collect rocks and bugs and leaves, set-up a nature table where we can identify them.
- Wear sundresses and paint our toenails bright pink, because it makes my girls very happy
- Add stargazing to the bedtime routine
- Watch fireworks, play corn hole and eat potato salad
- Have picnics
- Swim our hearts out
- Marathon play dates
- Keep our beach bag beside the door
- Eat popsicles like they're going out of style
- Host a Barefoot Backyard BBQ with friends
- Wear-out our zoo/museum pass
- grow something wild and unruly
- Visit old friends
- Attend a few free movies at the Regal
- Sit on the deck. Just sit.
- Read. A lot.
- Take the kids to a drive-in movie
- Wake up too early and stay up too late, because summer will go by too fast and I don't want to miss a thing
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
The Rules of Summer
I love the idea of creating a Summer List . Here's the one hanging on our refrigerator:
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Today the earth is pressed against this wide white emptiness and there is still this gap in me, this hesitation. I've been thinking a...