Summer is winding down. Pretty soon, the leaves with change and then fall.
Last summer was loaded with activity, but was kind of happy, but this summer had more of a melancholy air to it. This summer started with a bang. Well, more of an explosion and continued to be kind of trying. Growing pains, if you will. Then it took a while to get everything back on track and eventually there were flashes of the brilliant summers I have grown used to having.
Now we’re in the dog days of it. I’m not really relieved that it is over because summer is about as close as I come to having an actual vacation. But I’m hoping that next summer will have considerably fewer explosions: