A Toast To Warmer Weather

The shadows fell long across the front yard. The day had been sunny and warm. Finally, May had brought spring-like weather unlike fellow spring month, April, that gave us cold temps and snow flurries. The trees are budding and turning green, the grass is in need of another mowing, and farmers are out and about in their tractors. Spring has sprung!


May has brought my son’s college graduation, my graduate level degree, Mother’s Day, my birthday, my son’s birthday and the end of school for summer break! Good stuff. My summer will be busy with a myriad number of things to do, but at least I can do most of those things in t-shirts and flip-flops. That makes work sound better.


I am not a big fan of the summer heat and humidity, and those of you that know me know I do not like to sweat. It is one of my least favorite things to do. Ever. I am much more an air-conditioning, fan, and cool misting kind of a girl. Just sayin’.

So, I raise my iced tea to you in a toast to the next few months.


May your days be long and not too sweaty. (It won’t even get dark dark until almost 10pm.)

May your toes look good in flip-flops. (A great excuse for a pedicure.)

May your air-conditioning not go on the fritz. (Ours is, and WILL be fixed soon….very soon.)

May you have plenty of ice in your tea. Or lemonade. Or water. (Or any other beverage that you so choose.)

May you still look beautiful/handsome even if the humidity has caused you to frizz like a poodle, or your hair to go straight as a stick. (Hair plastered to the head is not attractive, but we can make it work.)

May you be safe and enjoy boating, swimming, and tanning. (Do not overdo the tanning as you do not want to resemble a leather handbag, later in life.)


Enjoy the rest of Spring and into the Summer! (My favorite season, Fall, will officially be here in a little over four months. I just need to hang on and drink plenty of fluids so as not to dehydrate from the heat over these next few months.)