summer days

Already August

Seasons come and go so quickly, don’t they? Already it’s August. My little grandson has been here for the past 10 days, and will go home to Texas next week to prepare for his first day of school on August 16. I’m happy that Michigan schools continue to schedule opening day after the Labor Day holiday - mid-August seems too early to begin the autumn rite of passage that is First Day of School.

Life In General: Summer Time On My Hands

The signs are unmistakably there. When I get up in the morning, it’s still dark outside. The “dusk-detector” on our automatic garage lights kicks in a little earlier, sometimes even before Jim gets home. The flowers have settled into their full growth, and the lawn is showing some signs of browning.

There are school supplies on sale at Target.