Well, that’s that.
The fireweed is nearly spent. School bells are clearing their throats as the decrescendo of summer hits the lightest of tones.
It’s hard to get a firm grasp on just how ridiculous the last two and a half months have been. You have those expected memories of king salmon, halibut and the first deer or two of the hunting season but the most entertaining moments involve a context. You had to be there – things like a conversation around a campfire, ridiculous impersonations, completely unreasonable fears of crab, sinking golf balls into a life ring, making Oreo McFlurries in your own kitchen.
It’s success, it’s failure, it’s food and friends. As fun as a list of stuff is, it’s the people with whom you share those moments that make a summer, or life, what it is.
Anyway, in a feeble attempt to put words to possibly the best sunny season of my existence, here’s an abbreviated list of highlights with no discernible thread…
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