summer dreams

May 14, 2012 at 12:02 am 3 comments

this summer, i want to:

blow bubbles to my heart’s content, and pretend with my little sister that every bubble is a wish soaring to the wishing star

find a field of wildflowers and pick myself a bouquet

ride horses in valley forge park (or anywhere. it’s been a dream for awhile and may not happen this summer – but it is a rather summery thing to do, no? Hence why it made the list)

go paddleboating. or kayaking. or canoing. something on the water. with someone who hopefully won’t mind that I am very, very good at paddling in circles

sing

read good books. books that feed my mind and heart and soul

write letters. the real, old-fashioned kind that require a stamp and a postman

delight in once again seeing the early-morning Philadelphia skyline, in riding trains and simply being charmed that I can wander around the city independently, have these internships, and learn so much

catch fireflies

listen to my summer songs: owl city & ingrid michaelson & the beach boys

love the sea: the sand between my toes and the ocean meeting the horizon and seeing as far as i can see

telephone calls and catching up with dear friends as i walk the Philadelphia sidewalk again, wandering around in the inbetween time of off-work and my train arriving

find waterproof mascara so i’m not a total mess when i watch one of my best friends (and my college roommate) become a bride

dance and celebrate at so many summer weddings

be grateful for every good and perfect gift from above

 

 

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3 Comments Add your own

  • 1. singamelody  |  May 14, 2012 at 11:00 am

    I will definitely join you on riding horses, singing, and paddling a canoe in circles 🙂

    When can we start?

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  • 2. anniewiltse  |  May 15, 2012 at 9:08 pm

    ooh, yes. i wanna sing and read and write letters too. can we be pen pals?!

    Reply
    • 3. overlapped  |  May 15, 2012 at 11:58 pm

      Melody: right away!!! 🙂 I’ll bring the bubbles! (we’re sorely in need of that little-girl sleepover!)

      Annie: YES PLEASE!! Email/Twitter DM me your address? megan.dutill@gmail.com 🙂

      Reply

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