Goodbye to Summer As I Know it

My little garden with a few edging work to do.

 

 

Here’s a little goodbye to summer…

as I finished the first week of school, a short version due to the Labor Day holiday. Ten days ago I walked the shiny polished floors in school for the first time since June. Everything looks clean and polished and all classrooms look equipped and ready for the kids. I unpacked my corner and organized miscellaneous items piled on my table. My corner looks fresh and soon I’ll be taking groups of readers for reading sessions.

 

Even though it’s a little sad to close another summer chapter, I feel that it’s time. My spoiled summer routine consisted of getting up without the blaring and annoying alarm. Summer days consisted of gardening, seeing relatives and writing my blog. By mid August all my free time feeds a dire need for purpose and so I welcome the start of school to make a difference.

 

I really miss the children, their lit up smiles, their funny comments and the way they make each day worth getting up for. They bring meaning to my life and that’s why I work at school. I can’t imagine working and teaching anywhere else. I’m truly blessed to be involved with such a special school, faculty and the children there.

 

Summer is over  for me as the New England air cools down, a sneak peek of Autumn days is here. I’m pretty excited for fall days, my favorite season of the year! Bring on September and lovely colorful days!

Blessings to you all as you say goodbye to the season.

All My Best,

Heart and Soul ❤️

 

 

9 thoughts on “Goodbye to Summer As I Know it

  1. We are experiencing 60 temps which is a sure sign fall is on its way. Of course college football starts today and as I am alumni of the University of Michigan I will be watching their first football game against Texas. Now, that’s a real sign of Fall.

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  2. Fall is my favorite season too Mary! I like the word you used– purpose. It seems like even though I’m not heading back to school, this time of year makes me want to organize and spend time well and do things with purpose!! Plus all the fall baking– apples, cinnamon, pumpkin!! Lovely post Mary! xox

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