Monday, August 24, 2009

One Last Hoorah...

Of Summer.

This past weekend we escaped the busy realm of everyday existence and fled to our favorite getaway destination, Bear Lake. We played on the beach, and swam in the pool...

Until our feet looked like this...

Wrinkly, but much cleaner than the same feet on our camping trip last month.

It was such a NICE weekend. As usual, I loved the journey there as much as the destination - another episode of me and my ongoing love affair with the open road. We passed through my favorite little valley and college town where we lived the first few years of our marriage. So painfully beautiful. Painful because I yearn to live there the way my 4 year old yearns for chocolate donuts with sprinkles, and it's just not a possibility right now. If it weren't for the 4 little time bombs tick, tick, ticking away in the back, we would have pulled over and taken more pictures.

Along the way we noticed some of the trees and underbrush in the canyon starting to change color, and my heart started to race. Summer has its moments, but I
am completely smitten with FALL.

6 comments:

The Finicky Frog said...

I feel the same way about fall. We've had such a cool summer in Indiana this year and it's already began to stir those "warm cozy" thoughts.

Twice Remembered said...

It looks you all had a very lovely time! Ah, kind of sad to see summer go, but I'm looking forward to fall already!

Trina said...

So where is it you went? Looks like fun. I love those feet!

My Cozy Cubby said...

I am so ready for fall! My favorite season!

Nora Mair said...

Is it Bear Lake that you escape to? Have you bought a fancy camera yet? Can't wait for school to start!

Brenda said...

You should frame that first photo. It is quite beautiful and evocative.
Brenda