Well, it's not over yet, but it's about time to start looking back again like we did when we wrote those first essays at the beginning of school each year. I must admit that my summers have gotten a lot more exciting than when I was a schoolgirl! But I suppose I am also much more into the simple pleasures of life than I was then. It's fun to wait by the tracks for the local train with a four year old ready for her first ride, for instance. And exciting when it finally arrives!
Everybody sporting their new school shoes. . . . A whole lot cuter that the saddle oxfords I got to wear! (Half of you have no idea what I'm talking about. . . )
While we're waiting for the next big thing, we have a little time for learning new skills. . . .
A glimpse at what lies just next to the tracks can bring you a fresh perspective on life. But looking just a little beyond can give you big ideas. . . . Our next adventure took us to the very top of that mountain!
Wanna take a flight somewhere with ten of your best friends? Take a ride on the tram!
This time waiting for the tram car to arrive. . . .
Leaving the city behind. . . .
Here's a glimpse of the corner of the world I live in!
Fifteen minutes later, and you inhabit a whole different (and cooler) world. . . .
(The peak farthest out in the haze out there is where we had our next big adventure camping.)
It's time to get in those last licks of summer! Like a dripping ice cream cone, it's disappearing fast! Thanks so much for peeking at my summer essay!
* Thank you so much for all the wonderful comments on my August tablescape! I'm happy to announce that the winner of the beautiful 1994 August Victoria Magazine is Pamela from playingwithmycamera in New Brunswick, CA. I wish I had a copy for each of you!
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