Sunday, July 25, 2010

Sunday Scribblings #225 ~Letter

J is for Joy

I'll pick the letter J
which for me represents Joy.

Joy, that it is summer. Never mind that it is way too hot, and balmy and ever so uncomfortable. Being able to wear a tank top, shorts and flip flops or as little else as possible while soaking up the rays from the sun.
Eating ice cream or popsicles to keep you cool. Or feasting on ice cold watermelon and sipping fresh squeezed lemonade.
Pure joy is enjoying the seasonal things such as lounging by the pool reading a trashy or easy to read novel. Or feeling the warm grit of sand between your feet while walking on the beach.
Packed in the car or mini-van for the annual family road trip. Discovering new sights and sounds yet unknown.
Or sitting out on the back deck of the house, as dusk settles in, with good friends. Drinking wine or cocktails and sharing an amazing conversation and dinner. Tiki torches and candles a glow. Kids racing through the yard and garden trying to capture fireflies. Or when nightfall finally hits and there is a full moon in the sky, kids in bed, and a welcoming silence in the air.

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  1. You highlight the joys of summer perfectly.

  2. I loved the flow of this piece which ranged from the frenetic activity of daytime to the calm of the evening.

  3. Ah, summer. Wonderful.

    Thank you for visiting my blog. :)

  4. or feeling the evening breeze over the bed while you sleep....I love summer too.

  5. Marsha: Summer breezes are amazing.

  6. I love this - so true (even if summer in Texas is a bit past the balmy mark) :)

  7. You forgot the joy fo the taste of salmon or an afternoon feeding in berries. Other than that you paint a pretty joyous picture.