These long summer days,
filled with pleasurable activities,
are each celebrated for the glorious memory making moment that they are;
whether shelling peas together on the porch,
partaking of a bountiful picnic in a park,
strolling through the grass on a lovely evening,
having special "help" from Olivia with the baking,
or admiring the beautiful Idaho countryside.
Some days are filled work work and sweat,
as we work to improve our yard and landscape the old fashioned -by hand- way.
Even in our dirt covered efforts,
there is something so satisfying and contented about summer.
It is time to do the random,
to hold a loose pace,
to linger in the fading sunlight even though the dishes and goats are waiting.
There is something so leisurely, so relaxed... making the long days welcome.
We are relishing in it. Glorying in it.
Some days really productive, others quite lazy.
The busy season of harvest and schooling will soon be upon us,
so for now,
every moment of these summer days
is to be enjoyed to the fullest.