So here's a tribute to Summer through a sampling of what I remember about it...or word vomit, if you will.
GRADUATION! - empanadas - chilean music - guitar - Vicky and Mom dancing - basque/chilean wine - laughter - fresh fruit - amaryllis - Austin's accident :( - hanging out with Austin :) - Nanny and Papa Jerry - pool - sunset hike - missing socks - running - microbrews - hiking shoes - Tamara's banjo - being able to open the windows - my 'summer' ipod playlist - missing Nani - Guinness! the new puppy - three day weekends - Powell Pirates - cliff jumping - night fishing - striper boils - dance offs - fresca and vodka - Laynee! - missing Oregon family - seeing Oregon family - The Baer's and their boats - tubing - cave swimming - Star gazing - philosiphizing -jumping off the houseboat at midnight in our clothes - sleeping under the stars - campfires - frogs - rattlesnakes - laughing - Cecilia by Simon and Garfunkel - fish tacos - laughing - crying - laughing - sand - HOT SUN - ice cream - chicken kabobs - barbeque - sunscreen - shade - Tom Robbins - Vonnegut - red rock - nieces and nephews growing fast - tanlines - layoffs - piano bars - salmon - peude..chilean salsa - politics - midnight walks through Daybreak - coffee - pink elephant pinatas - campfires - bigfoot - skinwalkers stories - singing around the campfire - 3.2 Marysvale Blues - Pinkalicious - baby shower - Rappelling off of waterfalls - The Brown reunion - The Fierro reunion - Mary's tamales - Reuniting with family I've never met! - The Wooden Nickel - mosquito bites - biscotti - laughing - cameras - flowers - farmer's market - fresh honeycomb - beevery - beet greens - fresh bread - Tata - Chilean Independence Day - avocado - lemons - watching Lucas - fresh tomatoes - architectural competitions - friends - setting up tents - horseshoes - breakfast burritos - headlamps - unexpected car expenses -sombrero - mosquitos - sunglasses - pine trees - canoes - mountain lakes - paddling - flip flops - fishing - relaxing - dog park - steak and clams - hiking - peeing in the woods - sleeping bags - 11 dogs - Moose watching - reading - lime rickeys - playing cards - making new friends - facebook - funnels - knives - park city - I'm taking videos! - dancing - singing - girls night - laughing - laughing uncontrollably - sleeping in - Indie flicks -fresh garden food - twilight concerts - Incubus - headbanging - sunburn - draft beer - Marysvale - hot tub - Napa Valley wine - good conversation - hugging - laughing - shed hunting - making jewelry - shopping with Mom and Tam - new boots - rockclimbing - chalk bags - garlic burgers - drinking beer on the patio in the rain - guitar - Iron & Wine - crossing the river - sleeping with the windows open - walking Chica - laying by the pool - margaritas - girl talk - crappy economy - movie nights - mexican food - more rockclimbing - more laughing - Wing Nutz - searching for karaoke bars - Woot! Woot! - Arts Festivals - dessert martinis - laying in the hammock - Chica finding deer legs - eating Brandon's yummy cooking - making butterflies with Cassidy - finding KRCL - finding Dexter - pillowfights - Rachel McAdams - the constitution - my birthday - Hippie Party - dreadlocks - darts - fireworks - our fifth anniversary!! - Ruth's Chris - ahi tuna - wine - more laughing - painted toenails - mudbaths - bubble baths - reggae - flowers - tequila - night swim at the pool - and best of all, spending time and making memories with the love of my life Brandon...otherwise known as Bwandon.
Farewell Summer and Welcome Autumn :)