How to Make Your Summer One to Remember
Yes, you can tell
by the blank look on this guy's face that his summer is ending and this is the reason for his being sad. It always makes me sad to see one of my favorite seasons pass. Does it make you sad? All of the great parties with good friends, Spring Break, getting to be with "the" girl you have dreamed of and many more special times you have enjoyed?
I confess. I used to be a person who would just enjoy summer while it was here and never gave it a thought when it was gone. What an idiot I was. No telling at the great memories that I failed to grasp to recall on a cold winter's night and bask in the sunshine in my memories.
This explains why I used to be depressed from fall to the next spring. But now I have a new game plan that I am sharing with you so that you will not taste the sad fact that summer will not be around forever and be depressed for not making an effort to contain your special summer memories.
Great sights of summer. No caption required.
I call this piece
How to Make Your Summer One to Remember
- Take as many photos as you can while summer is here. Do not look at them until mid-fall. You will be able to relive that special kiss, that certain song, and that special touch in your hand by that special girl.
- Get as many phone numbers that you can from all of the new people you will meet during your summer. In those cold, dreary winter days you can have someone to talk to.
- Keep a journal of each day in the summer. I know that this sounds silly, but by doing this, you will keep sadness and depression from charging through your front door when summer has finally said good-bye to you.
- Confide in a special girlfriend that you want her to call you at some time in the fall or winter, but not tell you when. And when you get her call, you will remember telling her to do this and have something new to talk about.
- Make videos of your summer parties, vacations, and new experiences. The human memory is fine, but fallible. Video's are great for filling in the gaps.
- Take up a new hobby or interest to make your summer more interesting. Resting and partying with friends is great, but your life matters too.
- Make contact with some old friends from high school, college or places you used to work. Get their personal information and then at a later time, call them all back and help plan a small reunion for the next summer. This can be very exciting.
- Call up all of your "ex" girlfriends and just take the time to make sure that none of them think of you as a pig or even worse, a jerk.
- Go on a vacation to a place you have never been and do it alone. Better yet, take a sailboat vacation, but be sure to take sailing lessons. And take photos and keep a journal of this scary-but-exciting experience.
- Cut-back or even quit drinking for one summer. Just to see if you have the discipline.
- Read a novel all the way through.
- Go to a Broadway play or a play produced by any community theater group.
- Go on a diet and finally lose that weight you wanted to lose.
- With money you have saved-up, buy all of your close friends dinner one night as a surprise.
- Join HubPages and meet new people who all share an interest in writing.
- Visit the Tomb of The Unknown Soldier and take in the changing of the guards.
- Budget yourself some "you time" before summer ends. This time will give you the time to relax your mind and check to see if you have accomplished everything you set out to do.
- And everyone on HubPages, staff, editors,engineers and especially my GREAT followers, "Have yourself a great end of summer and a wonderful fall."
A reminder that summer will be over in a few weeks.
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