I’ve been AWOL for a while—at least here on the blog. Although summer doesn’t officially arrive until later this week, I’ve been thinking about the lazy hazy days of summer for a while.
For many people, it is a time of increased activity. For me, it is a time to slow down, to reflect, and to enjoy family times.
So rather than a lengthy post, I’ll share a few photos of some of my summer activities (to date):
We attended my great niece’s high school graduation. Some day, I plan to write Anna’s miracle story, but suffice to say, we are very proud of her.
My husband surprised me with an overnight anniversary trip to historic Jefferson, Texas. Jefferson is known for its antiques, as well as ghosts. We stayed in a hotel that was built in the 1850s, but we didn’t see any ghosts!
There is something about trains and railroad tracks that fascinates me. Maybe it’s because traveling by train is somewhat of a bygone era (Amtrak the exception, of course). Perhaps it is because when I look at a photo such as this, I think of taking a journey. A journey to a new and unfamiliar territory. And, of course, writing is a journey that often takes us to unknown places.
There are times when we need to take a break from writing. A time for renewal, a time for rest, a time to make memories.
What memories are you making this summer? Please share in the comments.