|I start searching for summer every year in November. I'm not a winter person. I get
through December saying to myself that it will soon be January and, before long, March.
Then, in no time at all, it will be - mercifully - hot, muggy, beautiful, wonderful summer.
|Searching for Summer
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|People who live in places where winters are brutally cold would laugh at my dislike
of winter here in a semi-tropical climate. But, if the thermometer dips below 60
degrees, you'll find me with 3 layers of clothes and a fairly grumpy outlook on life.
|I was born on the first day of summer and that may have set my personal climate control
center. I don't know. All I know is that, as I make this page, today's the first day of March
and summer can't be far away. So it's a good day. A good day to think about summer.
|The photos on this page are all from the beautiful (warm) state of Florida.
|With the sunshine and warm breezes, the great bursts of
colorful, fragrant flowers, I had a familiar conviction that, with
the summer, life was beginning over again. -- F. Scott Fitzgerald
|In summer, the song sings itself. -- William Carlos Williams
|Summer's a time when wonderful things can happen to ordinary people.
A time when you're not required to be who everyone thinks you are.
|That cut-grass smell in the air and the chance to dive into the deep end
of a pool give you a courage you may not always possess. Summer
seems to just open the door and let you out. -- Deb Caletti
|To me, summertime is always the best of what might be. -- Charles Bowden
|Rest is not idleness, and to be sometimes on the grass under trees on a
summer day, listening to the murmur of the water or watching the clouds
float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time. -- John Lubbock
|A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing,
the birds are singing and the lawn mower is broken. -- James Dent
|If summer could talk, it would probably boast that it invented
romance. -- Bern Williams
|Saturday leading up to the last week of school and into summer, that, of course,
was all the Saturdays of your life rolled into one big shiny ball. -- Nora Roberts
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|Summer afternoon, summer afternoon, to me those have always been
the two most beautiful words in the English language. -- Henry James
|It was a never-to-be-forgotten summer...one of those summers which come
as near to perfection as anything can come in this world. -- L. M. Montgomery
|Who doesn't appreciate a beautiful summer day? -- Ken Schroeder