June 21, 2010

Welcome to the Summer Solstice

Photo by Thiago Martins, Brazil
 On the summer solstice ...whatever is dreamed on this night,
           will come to pass ~ William Shakespeare

   The summer night is like a perfection
     of thought. ~Wallace Stevens

 Deep summer is when laziness
 finds respectability. ~Sam Keen

   In summer, the song sings itself.
   ~William Carlos Williams

      Summertime...and the living is easy...
       written in 1935 by George Gershwin.
      Sung by Sam Cooke.

       Happy 1st day of summer everyone :-)


  1. I love that we are once again in sync, my dear friend...although, I must say, Blue Bird requested "Summertime"....always in sync too:) What a classic song. I so much LOVE your summer photos...beautiful! I'm linking you to my post today too...xoxoxo

  2. I forgot to say that I can't wait to see what I dream about tonight :-)

  3. Louise, beautiful quotes. I hope I don't dream my mower breaks down. I have to tell you my curiosity is piqued.

  4. I love the all the pictures Louise! Just beautiful! Great quotes as well!

  5. Well....any good dreams, my friends??

  6. Well if you really want to know :-) ...I woke up several times solstice night trying to be very aware to take a mental note of what I was dreaming about. The next morning all I could remember was that I was sleeping in this big room with floor to ceiling windows that had white flowing curtains in them. The curtains were blowing lightly in the night breeze. It was kind of a scary, spooky, desolate place, and when I looked down at the floor, next to my bed, a rat scooted by!

    I keep meaning to look up the significance of the rat in my daughter's dream book...I'll keep you posted if the dream comes to pass! Maybe there is someone that I need to apologize to :-)

  7. Well...I LOVE the flowy white curtains on the floor to ceiling windows...feels so angelic. Reminds me of a famous painting I love. The rat is the opposite of the flowing white... maybe the yin/yang of life. Have a beautiful flowy evening, my friend:)xoxoxo