10 Best Things About Summer

By Anthony Buccino


We wait all winter and spring for it to arrive
and when it does we never know
what to do first? Kick off our shoes
and run barefoot? Sharpen the streamers
on our two-wheelers ... or something else?

Here are the 10 best things about summer. Don't be shy about sharing your 10-best things about your summer.


Beach goers - public domain photo 

WEB PHOTO

10 – Chance to show off that new thong bikini or Speedo (or to glare disapprovingly for a long time at those who do)

9 – Summer camp for the kids (and a peaceful week or two for the parents without the kids)

Wildcat Lake, Camp Mohican, Blairstown NJ Anthony Buccino, Boy Scouts

8 – Summer vacation for the whole family (wonderful way to add points to your credit card reward program)

7 – Cool summer nights under the stars (with an adult beverage or two for each adult)

6 – Good things happen in the summer (the Moon landing AND Woodstock)

Astronaut on the moon - public domain photo

WEB PHOTO

5 – Laugh as Australia deals with snow storms (meanwhile checking our shovels in the shed)

4 – Kids catching fireflies and delighting in the light show (Little ones sleep peacefully as lightning bugs die overnight)

3 – Gorging on cool foods, ice cream, sorbets, watermelon (without guilt about not cooking)

Snowman meets Stormi our yellow Labrador Retrieve, Anthony Buccino photo

2 – It’s not winter (that was 100-degrees ago)

1 – School’s out for summer, school’s out for-ever (Go ask Alice … Cooper, that is)


©  2015 by Anthony Buccino


Apple Air tags to track your baggage when you travel, the four-pack on Amazon

Apple AirTags to track your baggage when you travel

Lifehammer Safety Hammer - Emergency Escape and Rescue Tool with Seatbelt Cutter

resqme Emergency Keychain Car Escape Tool, 2-in-1 Seatbelt Cutter and Window Breaker

ANTHONY'S WORLD

Anthony Buccino


BOOKS

PHOTOGRAPHY

NEWS

BIO

Essays, photography, military history, more


Contact Us

Join Anthony's World Email List


New Jersey author Anthony Buccino's stories of the 1960s, transit coverage and other writings earned four Society of Professional Journalists Excellence in Journalism awards.

Permissions & other snail mail:

PO Box 110252 Nutley NJ 07110

Copyright Information


Greetings-from-Belleville-NJ-Collected writings by Anthony Buccino

Greetings From Belleville NJ

Collected Writings


New Orleans In Plain View – by Anthony Buccino

New Orleans In Plain View