The End of Summer - In Essex, Connecticut

(Essex Boat Club from Pettipaug - Summer Afternoon)
by
Leif Nilsson
"And so the seasons went rolling on into summer, as one rambles into higher and higher grass" - Henry David ThoreauI have always loved this quote. I think it captures the true essence of my favorite season - "summertime". Unfortunately, with school beginning this week for my girls, it is for all intents and purposes, over. Just a blur between my first roasted marshmallow on the 4th of July and the hot fudge sundae at the dairy bar last weekend. Replaced by 6am wake-up calls, homework and hectic schedules. Last weekend, knowing that the end was near, my husband and I took a drive down to Essex, Connecticut, to savor this old river town and share the last of our precious "summertime".




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