Summer is here!

Summertime is finally here (despite it not ‘officially’ starting until later this month)! I, like many people, consider Day – Day the summer season (Memorial Day through Labor Day) although I did enjoy the ‘presummer’ weekend (Friday-Sunday before Memorial Day) as well.

I should use a different setting when I scan things in...

I should use a different setting when I scan things in…

What did I do? Well Friday night I watched I Know What You Did Last Summer, because, well, the title really says it all. Saturday I worked on my basement for most of the day: sanding/sweeping/priming the stairwell plus sweeping/base coating/top coating the family room really ate much of the day away. However, not enough that I missed my friend’s “Pre Summer Shenanigan’s Bonfire”. The best bit? His brother (also a friend) was on leave from his base for the long weekend. A lovely surprise indeed.

Sunday I was so tired from a productive Saturday that I just lazed the day away. The biggest thing I did was go to Menards/Home Depot to pick up some doors for the basement. I also watched I Still Know What You Did Last Summer. I felt like I really needed to have both of them watched before Summer started (despite the fact they take place around the Fourth of July). I think one of the best parts is how the protagonist loses…or at least that’s the implication. You don’t see that too often if memory serves.

I ALSO made a really long list of Summer Fun possibilities. Out of the 50 some things I’m hoping to do at least half. We’ll see. If I were to do them all that is one every 1.9 days so we’ll see. The list is included below (in case you’re looking for inspiration) we’ll see how far I get!

Until next time
~ Q

Summer 2014

  1. Nap in a Hammock
  2. Have a Bonfire
  3. Play Sand Volleyball
  4. Visit an Iowa Winery
  5. Go to the Zoo
  6. Eat Sushi
  7. Go Stargazing
  8. Christmas in June
  9. Rainy Day Picnic
  10. Make a Summer Soundtrack
  11. Visit a Bed & Breakfast
  12. Ride a Carousel
  13. Go Camping
  14. Watch a Baseball Game
  15. Harry Potter Non-Stop Movie Marathon
  16. Radio Silence (no music, tv, computer or phone for 24 hours)
  17. Watch a Movie Outside
  18. Go Roller Blading
  19. Go to a Concert
  20. Go Wading
  21. Go Bowling
  22. Make Caramel Apples
  23. Meal Over a Fire
  24. Launch a Firecracker
  25. Urban Exploration
  26. Have a BBQ
  27. Make a Quilt
  28. Blow Bubbles on the Porch
  29. Play Bocce Ball
  30. Go People Watching
  31. Fill the Tank & Drive
  32. Make Wind Chimes
  33. Draw a Landscape
  34. Go Berry Picking
  35. Take a Weekend Trip Alone
  36. Paint a Canvas
  37. Do Yoga
  38. Make a Meal using only Farmer’s Market Food
  39. Spend the Afternoon on a Riverbank
  40. Watch a Sunrise
  41. Attend a Street Market
  42. Listen to Rock Music (from a different country)
  43. Picnic in the Park
  44. Start a Wish Tree
  45. See a Drive-In Movie
  46. Make Sangria
  47. Go for a Hike
  48. Go to a Fair
  49. Make a Banana Split
  50. Sketch Everyday
  51. Give to Others (donate old clothes to charity)
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