Springtime brings yearning for simpler times in summer days
Last updated 5/23/2019 at 9:56am
This time of year is always a bit nostalgic for me. It’s the long, slow slide from spring into summer when the sun is just starting to soak into the grass, and the smell of spring in the air that makes you want to drive the long way home and keep the windows down. I guess it reminds me of innocence, and of the magic the season seemed to have in my youth.
When I was a child, this time of year meant it was almost time for my sibling and I to get tossed outside for the all-important “fresh air” my mother insisted we have. And now that I’m an adult, I see fewer and fewer kids enjoying...