The end of the summer

It’s that beautiful late August weather, with low humidity and cool breezes. The cicadas are singing – yes, even in the early morning – and even though you know we’ll still have yet another hot spell, summer is really over. In every year of my life, I’ve felt that strange sadness: School, and sweaters, and pencil cases already? Even though it’s been a very long time since I had a pencil case.

And that’s what this Dar Williams song always brings back:

2 thoughts on “The end of the summer

  1. This is the first summer in a long, long time that I have not been ready to end.
    But, on the other hand, you deserve a pencil case. They make it easy to find your good pen in your purse.
    Oh, wait. Your birthday is coming up?

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