summertime

Standard

It’s hot. I mean, it is muggy and sticky and icky outside. The air is thick; it feels dense, like a sauna. After work, all I want to do is sit inside with an icy beverage and relax.

My reality: nature walks, nature jogs, pinecone pick-up, kickball, golf and basketball – none of which take place inside.

There are not enough popsicles, chilled brew or large fans to make playing in 100+ heat enjoyable. A son’s giggle helps; a big hug after twenty minutes of running around the neighborhood helps. Hearing “I love you mommy” is, perhaps, the best reward a mother can receive.

Yes, it is hot. Yes, my legs are devoured by mosquito bites. Yes, my shoes are muddy from playing in the dirt. All worth it. Memories created now are ones I will keep forever. Moments created today will outlast the bad times yet to come.

So, bring it on heat, rain and humidity. We’re ready.

Advertisements

Thoughts?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s