Well, as Ella and Louis might have said, “it’s summertime.”
Listen to these sounds of summer. Would you agree with me that there’s nothing quite like the voices of parents and their young kids poolside that mark the advent of the summer season?
Yesterday, I heard an old summertime carol that reminded me of my youth and made me know that, without doubt, summertime is upon us.
The young voice I heard yesterday sang out two words: “Marco Polo.” Instantly upon hearing the two words, I was transported back to the early 70’s and could see myself in the pool at the Country Club of Johnston County playing the what-is-still-enduring Marco Polo game.
I’ll conclude by sharing this poolside image, taken in Cary, North Carolina on what was a glorious, summer day today: