Aestival – “Of or belonging to the summer.”  Isn't that a delightful word for such a sentiment?   I learned this word courtesy of's Word of the Day came just a few days ago and I thought it was appropriate to post here since the summer is winding down.  The summer is a … Continue reading Aestival

“Summer afternoon…”

“Summer afternoon - summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language.” - Henry James Why does it seem that as soon as August begins, everyone prepares for the summer to end?  Stores are advertising back to school items, and there are pumpkins everywhere I look now.  … Continue reading “Summer afternoon…”