My New Happy: Summer's End

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Summer's End

Every year, as September rolls around, I think about summer and wonder where the time went.  Sometimes I'm ready for fall, and other years, not so much.  It's such a short season in Seattle, and I usually feel like I missed so many things.  

But as I scrolled through my pictures...what a summer it was!

There were baking classes, the gift of flight, and a visit to see these lovely ladies.


Hiking and crabbing, and a family vacation to the mountains.


Weddings, and farmer's markets, and Yosemite and San Francisco.


And the music!  My younger son is a connoisseur of all types of music, and loves to introduce me to new bands.  But this summer he said we "needed" to see a few concerts, and I hate to argue with a need.


First up was Paul McCartney in Vancouver...and wow.  He's 77, and I will never complain about my age, and what I can and cannot do, again.

Next was The Rolling Stones on a beautiful Seattle night in August, and double wow.  Just in case I forgot the original lesson, Mick Jagger is 76 and had a heart valve replacement in the spring.  But he strutted and danced around the stage like a teenager.


So as summer ends, I'll tuck away the memories and remind myself how blessed I am.  Fall is a beautiful season in the Pacific Northwest and I have to admit, I'm excited to pull out the booties and sweaters.  But don't get me started on winter...

How was your summer?  What was your favorite part?

9 comments:

  1. You had a great summer and did so much! I saw the Rolling Stones years ago and it would be so fun to see them again! I bet Paul McCarthy was amazing to see!

    Jill - Doused in Pink

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  2. What a fun and sweet summer with lots of great memories made!

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  3. You certainly packed in a ton of wonderful events into the summer Lana!!!
    XOXO
    Jodie

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  4. It sounds like you had a fun summer Lana. I think the summer flew by but I'm looking forward to fall.

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  5. WOW, such great times and great concerts! Cassidy saw the Stones this summer too and said it was AWESOME!

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  6. Oh my gosh what a fun thing to do with your son - concerts!!! And Lana how many times do people think you are his girlfriend or sister? What a babe you are!
    xo,
    Kellyann

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