lingering summer

Today felt as though it was going to be one of those “expect the best but prepare for the worst” sort of days. I often anticipate that when stresses pile up. And inexplicably, quite magically, the best triumphed. There were no lineups at the Uni registrar’s office, no lineup at student accounts, no lineup at the bank, no lineup at the gro-sto … and green lights all the way home. A much-needed boost of a day for me.

A day that rolled out quite leisurely in fact, and one that had lingering summer written all over it. By the time I left the grocery store, my cart was filled with summery foods. I’ve been craving (and eating) salmon and greens lately. So this eve’s dinner was no exception: a plate bursting with arugula, fennel, cucumber, tomato, cilantro, toasted pepitas, smoked salmon and some mighty fine yogurt-dill dressing. Soups are on the horizon … but not yet!

Here’s to the sun setting slowly on summer …