Hooray for Summer

I have a house full of guests, but everyone is still asleep. Very quiet this morning. A few minutes to write before my grandchildren and their parents are clattering around. Today I will take a break from worrying or feeling sad. It’s summer. It rained in the night and the world out the window looks green, green, green. The raspberries are ripe. I can cut some mint for my tea. My laptop has internet connection. Later the farmer’s market. There’s a used book sale at a local library. Time to dance. How lucky I am. How lucky I feel. Even if this feeling soon passes, I have it now. I wish all of us a morning like this, at least once in a while.

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