Whilst August yet wears her golden crown,
Ripening fields lush - bright with promise’
Summer waxes long, then wanes, quietly passing
Her fading green glory on to riotous Autumn.
Michelle L. Thieme
Just for today I will remember that life goes on…
When summer opens, I see how fast it matures,
and fear it will be short, but after the heats of July
and August, I am reconciled; like one who has had
his swing, to the cool of Autumn.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The month of August is almost a thing of the past, tomorrow is the last day we have to enjoy it. I’ll be saying a fond farewell and looking forward to September. It was a hot month sprinkled with a few days of lower heat and humidity.
I got to enjoy the abundance of summer’s bounty. Fresh fruits and vegetables.
I went to the beach for a day and enjoyed the refreshing breezes and relaxing rhythm of the waves going in and out.
I celebrated many family birthdays, one of which will be tomorrow. One of my grandson’s turns eight.
We had lots of rain and the grass continues to grow.
People take pictures of Summer, just in case someone thought they had missed it, and to prove that it really existed.
I went to our county fair and enjoyed some good fair food and all the sights as many displayed their cows, horses, chickens, rabbits, pigs and sheep. They also displayed their talents as far as cooking, baking, bee keeping and quilt making.
The countryside is full of tall corn blowing in the wind and fields of soybeans reaching maturity.
The acorns have begun to fall from the oak trees and it won’t belong before the leaves will begin to fall too.
August is a month of abundance.
Life is like a camera. Just focus on what’s important
and capture the good times, develop from the
negatives and if things don’t work out, just take