Sweet Days of Summer

August 23rd, 2013
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Summer songs are special because they evoke all that is supremely wonderful about the sizzling season of summertime.
When I hear songs that became popular during many of the summers of my today and also of my young adult past, I am instantly transported back to driving in my car with the windows down and the summer air mixing with my hair.  T-shirt, cutoffs, flip flops.  It’s all about the essence of summer.


I recently was reminded of the special nature of summer songs when I was at a local farmer’s market and “Summer Breeze”, that oldie but goodie … Read More

Bring On The Margaritas

October 25th, 2012
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  Courtesy of Coastal Living It’s almost Halloween yet yesterday’s temperature here in Washington, DC hit 80 degrees. It is so hard to stay at my desk and work at the computer when I would rather go outside and take advantage of the incredible weather.  All I want to do is leave my office and jump in the car and drive to the beach and enjoy the warmth of the sun and the sand between my bare toes. To my flip flops, T-shirts and shorts: don’t give up hope.  I am not packing you away yet!! Beach On!!… Read More

Simple Summer Pleasures

June 20th, 2012
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In yesterday’s post, I wrote about being grateful for being able to take taking time off this summer. That got me thinking about other things that make summer wonderful.  Here are a simple pleasures that I look forward to: 1.  Summer Heat I know I am in the minority on this one but I love it when it’s hot.  I think I’m safe in saying that most people do not like the summer heat in Washington, DC.  BUT I LOVE IT!  If the temperature drops below 70 degrees, I need a sweater or a shawl or a jacket of some… Read More