Summer is good for the soul. It gives us the excuse to slow down and savor life a bit. It can convince you that there’s a more enjoyable way to do things. Stroll through the farmers market instead of barreling through the grocery store. Steal a moment to eat lunch outside and marvel at the fluffy clouds in the azure sky. Run your hands through the mint you planted in the spring. Maybe mix up a batch of mojitos with it and invite some friends over on a weeknight just to enjoy the evening and relish another laugh with them.
While many of us can recall memories from summers past with clear images in our heads (and our hearts), we increasingly find ourselves grabbing our digital devices to capture the current moments in pixels. But face it, we snap the photo and it almost never escapes cyberspace. If it’s lucky, the picture might make its way to social media to pander for a few “likes.” At best, it might make an appearance on our holiday card. Or maybe not. Sniff. Sadly, it might just live out its lonely little life in the digital cloud, never to be enjoyed again.Read More