Guest Author - Amy Packham
Why is it that when the Sun is out, everyone is happy? Although part of the reason I guess for England is that it rarely is out, even in the Summer. Here are some quotes on how the Summer sun, the word, the season, the feeling, has inspired people to write these words...
7 Mile is like an Ave. Back in the days it was poppin' in the summer time.
A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.
Acting school was summer camp, and I needed concentration camp. I had so many different ideas swirling between culture and how to tie things together.
Adventure Bay is a convenient and safe place for any number of ships to take in wood and water during the summer months: but in the winter, when the southerly winds are strong, the surf, on all parts of the shore, makes the landing exceedingly troublesome.
After 4 years on NYPD Blue it has been nice to have the summer off and spend time with family and friends. There are a few projects I am interested in and plan to be working this fall.
After graduating in the summer of 1980, I knew I wanted my life to count.
After the navy, I transferred to Harvard and finished there. I was there the spring term of 1951 and I stayed through the summer term and a whole other year, so I was able to do two years in a little less than a year and a half.
Ah, summer, what power you have to make us suffer and like it.
Along with you, I have witnessed the unfortunate rise in gasoline prices that has accompanied the summer driving season and the more recent spike in prices due to Hurricane Katrina.
Among the delights of Summer were picnics to the woods.
Analyses of the movie marketplace points to an interesting phenomenon: High-profile movies are continuing to do well year-to-year in the U.S. and overseas - this past summer, for example, the top 10 movies registered at the same level as in '04.
Any pitcher who might throw at me should know I'm not giving up my day job or trying to get anyone else's job. I just can't think of anything cooler than being one of the boys of summer!
At 4, I joined a summer rec team called the Sugar Bears.
Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you.
But a girl of seventeen is not always thinking of books, especially in the Oxford summer term.
Mary A. Ward
By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer's best of weather And autumn's best of cheer.
Helen Hunt Jackson