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23 July 2013

Ten on Tuesday: Treats of summer

Ten on Tuesday:  10 Favorite Summertime Treats

Some of the best things about summer...

1. Pedicure(s)

2. Going barefoot... or wearing cute sandals

3. The occasional hot fudge sundae

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Maddy was my market mate last Saturday

 4. Farmer market fare (not every week, never all.the.things, and always shared):

  • Orbits mini-donuts
  • Eggrolls
  • Springrolls
  • Kettle corn
  • New-this-year, still-to-try, wood-fired pizza!

5. Enjoying the fruits (vegetables) of our labor

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Book club gathered at Waverly Beach on the north shore of Lake Winnebago

6. Dining/knitting/socializing al fresco

7. I love the sounds of summer: kids at the pool, the crack (or clink) of a bat meeting a ball, the roar of the crowd, the nice rumble of a motorcycle, the radio...

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8. Cloud-watching and (new!) summer storm-chasing

9. Lazy hazy crazy days of summer -- enjoying every day

10. Day tripping... the Lake Michigan shore is an hour away!

When you live in a climate like mine, where winter is long, dark, and very cold, almost everything about summer can be considered a treat! There is such pleasure in simply opening a window and feeling a delicious breeze...

 

Comments

You are so right about everything about summer being a treat, especially when we think about the cold dark days of winter. And everything is better al fresco!

the Farmers Market is awesome. I can't go there hungry or it's very dangerous!

Your number seven, the sounds of summer, I relish them every day. I live with my windows open and only close them when it's nearing 100. I'm grasping on to summer days with both hands. Stay summer, stay.

Summer is a gorgeous, heady, drunk-on-sensation blurry dream that passes so quickly. I start to remind myself right about now that it won't last forever, must enjoy every day.

Everything about summer is good. Even the mosquitoes are worth it

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