August 19, 2010

summer's golden haze has melted into dark, stormy clouds that haunt my horizons - taunting me with whispers of cool weather...if only, if only.  she steals my breath away - not with her beauty or, lately even her bounty - but with wet buckets of air that sap my strength and vigor.  leaving me quite languid and slightly more than just irritated.

i never want to wish away time....but today, and maybe even tomorrow and possibly next week.  i long for fall's cool embrace.

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today on my ipod - i go blind (hootie & the blowfish), where you lead (carole king), she talks to angels (black crows), tom's diner (suzanne vega), roll on (little willie), long day (matchbox twenty), warm whispers (missy higgins), the freshmen (the verve pipe), wasted time (eagles), solitude (edwin mccain), with or without you (u2), just like a woman (bob dylan), breakdown (tom petty)

25 comments:

  1. You should consider spending your summers in San Francisco : )

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  2. i hear you, i so love autumn...and carole king (the whole tapestry album is wonderful!!)

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  3. i love that album too - one of the few that i can listen to front to back (as we said in the "old" days)

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  4. i know i haven't commented in awhile but i stop by all the time...nice garland!

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  5. it's yours! :) hope you saw the thank you blog about it.

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  6. Me too, girl! Hate to wish time away, but this heat is getting unbearable.
    Brenda

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  7. it is that time of the year...too soon tho' in the south..LOVE your garland photo

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  8. What sweet garland! And I'm with ya - this heat is for the birds!

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  9. pretty garland. i agree about the heat and longing for some cooler temperatures... i know those beautiful fall days will be here soon.

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  10. i am ready for fall, although it feels like that here in the sierra nevada foothills...i live between sacramento and lake tahoe, and it is the coolest august i can ever remember...
    i was listening to with or without you on the way to work this morning myself! love u2
    loved your comment on my blog with reference to the kids living with us, made me laugh!
    xo

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  11. your writing is so beautiful. and we are having some mild warmer days ... so fall can't be far off for you if our spring is coming :o)
    x

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  12. Beautifully written, Char. You've so eloquently explained exactly like I feel.

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  13. I, too am longing for autumn. Longing...

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  14. I can't imagine what the humidity would be like that you experience in the south. It's been a hot dry summer, even for us. I hope you get some respite soon...and if not that, then a trip to the mountains to cool off!

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  15. Summers are so short here that I hate to wish them gone no matter how humid it gets...but it sure has been an unusually hot, humid summer here in RI too...

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  16. New here and glad to have stumbled upon it. Love to see what you're listening to on the ipod.

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  17. I hear you, I was sweating in the house today as it turns out the ac isn't working properly. Ugh. Hoping you get a cool breeze this weekend :)

    xo Mary Jo

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  18. amen....

    did i mention how much my neck was in love with my scarf while we were in seattle ?

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  19. it was like "hey, you two....get a room"

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  20. Oh I miss the fall mornings, the crisp air- I'm a native Georgian temporarily displaced in the desert- and we don't get the crisp fall mornings here- when that yummy weathers arrives, I will live vicariously though you :)

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  21. It's coming really soon, and then before you know it snow will be falling!

    xo Erin

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  22. Char~ I am ready for a little cool breeze too!

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  23. I've been waiting for fall.
    Sept - Dec...best time of the year, by far. At least I think so!
    but it goes by so fast...every year I try and savour it and every year as I get older, time slips by way WAY too quick.

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i feel as if each comment was between us as we sat and sipped something warm....i love to hear what you're thinking.