Tag Archives: Summer

Hello Summer

I know that it’s not yet summer, but, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer and last weekend felt exactly like that.   We had an unusual start to the weekend as we were enjoying some time out back after … Continue reading

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Top of the World at Summer’s End

It is still unseasonably hot for this time of year in this part of the country.  So for the perfect end-of-summer trip, my husband and I went up into the mountains for an anniversary celebration with friends. The wild flowers … Continue reading

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Summer Bloggin’

As I get older it seems a lot easier to slow down just a little bit and enjoy the nature that’s all around.  I will be taking some family time for the next 2 weeks but enjoy the beauty I … Continue reading

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My Yard Is Kicking My Butt

I live in a part of the country where gardening is a challenge.  The cold and the snow in April killed off the primary leaf buds on many of our trees.  Most of the lilacs did not bloom, although I … Continue reading

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Starting Summer Early

It’s not the 21st of June yet, but who cares, today I felt like starting summer early!  First, a morning walk with a close friend.  We are both busy helping our kids with new babies so it was time to … Continue reading

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Three Summer Recipes

Every summer in this part of the country we look forward to the Olathe Sweet corn.  This year, because of the early heat, the corn is ready for eating.  It is white, sweet and delicious.  I know that every region … Continue reading

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The “Friendly” Skies?

Memorial day is the traditional start of the summer.  It is also the beginning of travel season.  Whether by planes, trains or automobiles many of us are heading somewhere this summer.  Since 9/11 flying the friendly skies has been anything … Continue reading

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