“This way, you get to live the summer over for a minute or two here or there along the way through the winter, and when the bottles are empty the summer’s gone for good and no regrets and no sentimental trash lying about for you to stumble over forty years from now. Clean, smokeless, efficient, …
I could stay like this forever.
Good morning Konstanz
What dreadful Hot weather we have!- It keeps one in a continual state of Inelegance. Jane Austen in a letter to her sister (18th September 1796)
In their shade the day is almost bearable.
Peter Kernel released a great’n’weird summer bbq video for their song “It’s Gonna Be Great.”And with that, I’m off to go chill by the lake with a couple of brews and burgers. I mean, sweat at the desk behind closed shades, writing.(Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
The first really hot weekend is before us, time to blast the Hold Steady’s Constructive Summer:We’re gonna build something this summer Summer grant us all the powerTo drink on top of the water towersWith love and trust and shows all summerLet this be my annual reminderThat we can all be something bigger.(Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Waitress by Hop Along is my first big hit of the summer. It has everything for driving with the windows down or walking through a too busy city with the headphones on: Jangly guitars, dynamic progression, a big climax – but non-cliched lyrics and a certain edge. I love this song (which I heard first …
There are things you cannot learn in the city. Sarah Kay’s poem on her summers in “Montauk.”(Source: https://www.youtube.com/)
Her favorite moment, this. Perched on the wooden stool, looking out. The small window of silence. The sky lightening. The roses opening. The dew burning of the grass. The house still cold enough to feel that there is yet a purpose to the day. Colum McCann Transatlantic. Bloomsbury (2013) p. 230