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Ode to Summer...


Summer of '10 (and, that's not "oh-ten")


You treated us well.


Good weather, great memories, and a tree you did fell.


A family brought closer,


By far away destinations...


A season of bonding and a couple vacations. (This is sounding "Dr. Suess-ey"...)


Bike rides, late rising, and baseball galore...


Never had time for feeling "bored".


Many skinned knees were made better with band aids,


I learned, next time I'm in charge of the candy for the parades.


Campfires, s'mores, and ghost stories told...


Summer, we're sorry to see you come to a close.


Today, summer, we bid you farewell...


Tomorrow brings on the school bell.


Thank you, Summer of '10, for all that you were.


We enjoyed you so much, you went by in a blur.


(***For the record, I had this written, but not posted, before I saw a certain well-known blogger's recent limerick...me no likey to copy cat. End Disclaimer.)

Comments

  1. Looks like you had a fantastic summer!! I'm not back to school until next Monday... I can't wait! Time for teaching school to begin!

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  2. The kids in NC have been in school for 2 weeks...but summer isn't over until Labor Day...looks like yours was a good one! Hope the kids have a great school year!

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  3. I enjoyed your blog post much more than a certain well-known blogger.

    LOVED A's bikini and hair-do!

    Can't believe the summer is over!

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  4. You definitely had a fantastic Summer :)
    It's start of Summers for me (in Aus) and I am completely inspired by those gorgeous shot to give mine a tint of your cool shades :)

    Have a fantastic time :D

    Cheers!!

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  5. Beautiful post! Mama M, your pictures are so good!! I love the tire swing one- that is great!!
    And, I thought your limerick was so cute and I honestly have no idea who's blog you are talking about so I didn't think you copied anyone.

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  6. Whoa, schools have been in session here since Aug 9th!! It looks like you enjoyed your summer (except for the tree part)! Hope your kids have a great first day tomorrow! :)

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  7. Wow.. summer sure did fly by! These are great pics girlie...such precious kiddos.

    Hope they all have a wonderful first day tomorrow. Cant wait to hear all about it :)

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  8. Looks like lotsa fun! Great shots!!

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  10. what great pictures! seems like you all had a fabulous summer!

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  12. This made me tear up (but then again I am pregnant, everything is making me tear up!) Hope that your kids are enjoying their back to school :)

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  13. VERY cute post!!
    PS your family is beautiful!

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  14. What a cute, cute entry! Love your pictures. Looks like you and yours had an awesome, memory making summer!
    Blessings for a wonderful week!

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  15. haha, we should all copy one another sometimes. i only say that because i love everyones ideas

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  16. Looks like a great summer!! Love the limerick and the photos!

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  17. Love it :o) Your family is simply delicious. (Can I say that without sounding creeeeeep-y?) I think your photography is getting REALLY good! How do you have TIME for all this awesomeness?!

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