What is it about this time of year that draws one outdoors? Early this morning I took my coffee and camera outside to listen to the neighborhood awaken in the cool crisp air. As I focused on taking photos of the newly bloomed Asian Lilies, squirrels jumped from tree to tree. At first, I thought it was a huge buck walking through the woods or a rather large man, but after focusing on the area where branches were falling, I saw the furry tails of these creatures chasing one another. After lining up a few floral shots, I picked up my coffee and began dreaming of the perfect summer, which by coincidence starts with a morning like this…NO HUMIDITY and temps down to 46 degrees.
I usually take to creating the perfect escape during lengthy meetings at work, and begin drafting vacations in margins of notes or on the computer. First and foremost I must be near water. Its the perfect place to start the day with a morning swim, then to end the day after sightseeing. To be gliding through the water for an evening swim is absolute luxury!
As my needs are simple next on the list, its about finding bakeries and bistros with fabulous desserts or treats. Tony took this photo while in downtown Rio last week of a tart and cappuccino at Columbio Confectionary. And, margarita’s to martini’s are always on the agenda.
Lastly, what reverie can end without flowers. These beautiful lilies were from the early morning photo-shoot, where my focus during warmer months are always on growing and procuring blooms to have on the desks at work, and in vases around Heath.
As summer approaches, remember to stay stylish,
5 Replies to “Summer Dreams”
What a lovely post to brighten my day. Thanks! Yes, you really nailed it. I get the same urges to go find new places and new adventures. Kindred spirits. Thanks again.
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You are most kind, and thank you so much for sharing your travel dreams!!!
You are welcome, Kathleen.
What a refreshing post this is. The photos are beautiful and provide a cool, peaceful feel to our summer days and nights. I love the scenery of the first pic. Very nice post, K.
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I have a meeting at work tomorrow and plan on dreaming of blue skies, white sandy beaches and trade winds to whip threw my hair!!!