In my post at the beginning of winter, I suggested that those who curse the cold should learn to appreciate everything that is beautiful about winter.
Now it’s my turn. Because I do not like hot weather, summer is my least favorite season. But there are still things I enjoy about it, and surprisingly, some of them are specific to this sweat-soaked state in which I live. So here are some thoughts on summer’s first day:
I love opening the season with our annual Beach Weekend.
I love Independence Day.
I love that there is one time of year when I am able to prefer chilled white wine over room temperature red wine.
I love when evening breezes carry the sweet scent of orange blossoms across
I love watching swallow-tailed kites, one of my favorite birds of prey, as they soar in the air and seem to stay up there forever without flapping their wings.
I love watching fireflies illuminate the woods at dusk.
I love the dramatic pulse of
And finally, though this would be true any time of year, I love