Saturday, July 23, 2011

Savoring Summer

Can you remember what it was like to be a child in the summer?  Every day felt like dessert.  I hear it in their voices from the moment they wake up, "Mom, what are we going to do today?!"  The anticipation is thick as they imagine the delectable moments that lie ahead.

My temptation is to let them play and laugh and run while I load the dishwasher or throw in another load of laundry.  They play, I work.  But this week, I joined them.  Because summer sun shifts to autumn breezes pretty quickly here in the Midwest.

Because babies grow into toddlers into preschoolers in the blink of an eye.
Because I'd be crazy not to stop for dessert while there's still some left.

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2 Responses to “Savoring Summer”

  1. Katie, your photos just keep getting better. I loved the last one; you look like the boys.
    You continually capture the pure personalities of the kiddos.

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