I live in Central Illinois and we have four definite seasons. Fall and spring and winter I love and summer, well, it has its perks.
If we look past the heat and humidity and heat and sweat and humidity there are some redeeming qualities.
Like summer vacation. Travis is off work for two and a half months.
And watermelon. Ripe and sweet and cold, man-o-man that stuff is so, so good.
And grilling out. Good food that I don't have to cook since Travis is the Grill Master at our house. It's like going to a restaurant for dinner but cheaper and with a better looking cook.
Another things: summer wheat. I don't know where you live, and if you ever get to drive by wheat fields, but to me they are absolutely beautiful. Golden wheat blowing in the wind takes my breath away. I am drawn to them even after the grain has been harvested - the piles of stalks laying in rows waiting to be baled and then the giant round straw bales sitting in the field - I love it.
That's it, folks. That's my list. What about you? What do you love about summer? I will gladly consider other perks of June, July, and August.