Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Summertime Blues

Although fall doesn’t technically begin until September 22nd this year (with the fall equinox of course!), I still can’t help feeling that summer is behind us now that we’re past Labor Day. It’s not really fair to have your first beach trip of the season during the last real weekend of summer…what kind of sick joke is that? I guess this means I need to plan plenty of them for next summer!

I’m glad I was able to spend this last long weekend and mini break with the beach, my best buds, and some cold brews. In my book that’s the definition of summer.

This weekend was spent doing a lot of this…

I slept in, and then I napped all day. Jealous? Well don’t be too jealous, because after that good nap I legitimately looked like a lobster.

As always I gazed out at the beach houses picking ones in my head that I’d like to dream of owning one day, and just how different the porch might look if I was their owner. 

Then we spent a little time doing this…and by “we” I meant everyone but me (who was still napping). 

Monday came and it was time to say goodbye, however I can never visit my college town and not take time to enjoy some of my favorite things. After a big debate (in my head) of where to eat my one real Wilmington meal, I of course chose Flaming Amy’s Burrito Barn and got a “What a Jerk” burrito with jerk tofu. Wish I could have taken back a huge thing of pineapple jalapeno salsa; I’m bound and determined to recreate the recipe. 

Then we drove through campus which always makes me want to just lay down in the middle of the commons and cry. Not in a super sad way but just in a way that I wish I could back and live 2005-2009 for the rest of my life. Well, I’d change a few things, and I do love being a grown up, but maybe just the chance to do it one more time. Emo much? Probably. 

It’s insane to see some of the changes like what used to be a huge commuter parking lot that now has two academic buildings and an addition on the rec center that’s tripling its original size. Love to see it continue to grow though.

So it has come and gone, and now we must wait another year. I’m excited about fall, but never about winter. Especially since winter will be colder than usual for me this year. Whomp.

Hope that everyone enjoyed a wonderful holiday weekend, what did you do to commemorate the last weekend of summer?


Lindsay said...

100% understand how you feel about college - I don't want a re-do, I want to do it again! :) I, also, did a lot of napping this weekend - totally needed it!

bonbon said...

That's definitely not fair that your only time at the beach was the last weekend of summer. You'll have to go twice as much next year for sure. And take me with you too! Just found your blog and have loved getting to know you better. I'm excited to follow along!

new follower :)