What's Your Favorite Summer Activity?

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  1. katiem2 profile image59
    katiem2posted 8 years ago

    Summer is my favorite time of year.  We here at Hub World have such a diverse group of people from all over the world and it got me thinking...what is your favorite summer time activity or tradition?

    Thanks and Peace wink
    katiem2

    1. Habby profile image56
      Habbyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      We love vanilla ice cream with fresh, sliced peaches!  Yum!!  Reminds me of my childhood.

    2. Pandoras Box profile image66
      Pandoras Boxposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Family vacation. We always have so much fun together on holiday and they grow up so fast. I cherish those times more and more every year, cause they're slip, slip, slipping away.

      sad

      But... they'll always be grandkids!

      1. katiem2 profile image59
        katiem2posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I agree whole heartedly!  Plus fond memories to recall once they've grow and reflect back on their childhood!  smile

    3. profile image0
      pburgerposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      My favorite summer activity must be -- waiting for winter! big_smile Yark Yark Yark

  2. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    Barbecues by the pool. Very Australian I know, but that is how family and friends spend a lot of the hot part of summer. smile

    1. profile image0
      mtsi1098posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Agree and will add riding in the Jeep with the top down smile

    2. Grills Guy profile image51
      Grills Guyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yeah barbecues by the pool! I like your style earnestshub smile Well I gotta agree with the barbecues part...but the pool sounds great too but I don't have one of those.

      1. earnestshub profile image88
        earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        We only have one swimming pool in the family, at my daughters house, but my uni student son is a lifesaver with our largest indoor water sports arena where Melbourne holds major swimming events, so we spend some time there too. Great high pressure spas to massage a tired back... little fountains in shallow water for the ankle biters, a wave pool several warm pools for the disabled, plus a few very big swimming pools and a water slide...... it's all good. smile

        1. waynet profile image71
          waynetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          That sounds great! All we have here is a tiny swimming pool and an elderly lady scooping water with her false teeth trying to be a wave machine....

  3. Misha profile image70
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    F******** in the ocean tongue

    1. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      You mean like the fish do Misha? That white cloud in the water ain't always krill ya know!

    2. Grills Guy profile image51
      Grills Guyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      OMG classic LOL

  4. katiem2 profile image59
    katiem2posted 8 years ago

    Okay then were off to a grand start... wink

  5. Misha profile image70
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    Nah, like dolphins do tongue

  6. waynet profile image71
    waynetposted 8 years ago

    Making sand castles on the beach!

  7. katiem2 profile image59
    katiem2posted 8 years ago

    cool ever been buried in the sand?  wink

    1. waynet profile image71
      waynetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yep nice and cool and then a donkey came over and pissed on me legs! wasn't so cool, more warm than anything!

  8. katiem2 profile image59
    katiem2posted 8 years ago

    OMG were you in MEXICO?

    1. waynet profile image71
      waynetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      No. blackpool in the uk!

  9. katiem2 profile image59
    katiem2posted 8 years ago

    Thats some pedicure... wink

  10. Lady_E profile image67
    Lady_Eposted 8 years ago

    Picnics in Parks with friends. There are lots of beautiful parks with flower gardens around. smile

  11. katiem2 profile image59
    katiem2posted 8 years ago

    Awe yes the beautiful parks, we have great metro parks in Ohio and the walks in the park are amazing.  Great Reminder...wink
    Thanks

  12. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
    SomewayOuttaHereposted 8 years ago

    Long motorcycle rides (2-3 weeks at a time); have taken various trips throughout N.America.  It's not the destination but the journey. amazing country to travel through in N.A. and able to meet interesting people along the way.

  13. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    I have done the same a few times in Australia. Just take off with some spare time, a decent bike and go meet your fellow countrymen and women! Nice times. smile

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      sometime in the next year or so - i will ship my bike and travel in some other country/continent - mind you there is still a 'little' bit more for me to see in NA - not much though - have seen quite a bit of it by bike.   I want to do it on my own bike when I travel outside of NA.

  14. katiem2 profile image59
    katiem2posted 8 years ago

    Love the pool , my kids love water...

    Biking for long periods of time sounds great wink

  15. SpanStar profile image60
    SpanStarposted 8 years ago

    Lying underneath the air conditioner until summer turns into fall- that's my favorite activity.

  16. joaniemb profile image60
    joaniembposted 8 years ago

    just enjoying the outdoors with my family.
    Watching my grand kids and playing in the pool with them.
    Having a few drinks poolside.
    I love the summer.

  17. habee profile image92
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    Swimming, sunning, saltwater fishing!

  18. katiem2 profile image59
    katiem2posted 8 years ago

    I all sounds so good... I'm happy summer is HERE!  smilesmilesmilesmilesmilesmilewink

    1. PrettyPanther profile image84
      PrettyPantherposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Summer is not yet here in Oregon, but when it arrives I enjoy heading for the beaches and spending hours walking the shoreline.

  19. Mezo profile image60
    Mezoposted 8 years ago

    Summer is so hot in here.....i enjoy sleeping in the AC during the day and going out at night! big_smile

  20. vhinz316 profile image54
    vhinz316posted 8 years ago

    my favorite hobbies during summer is find a whitesand beach, cook b-b-q with friens smile

  21. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 8 years ago

    summers are hot here, the backyard pool is where I live when I'm home. it's easy to get dressed, just put on a bathing suit!

    or off to the beach in late afternoon/evening. late sunsets on the gulf.  we perk up in the evening.

  22. Greek One profile image77
    Greek Oneposted 8 years ago

    eating ice cream while avoiding mowing the lawn

    1. SomewayOuttaHere profile image60
      SomewayOuttaHereposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I can't be bothered moving the lawn anymore - waste of my time.  I pay someone to do it for the first while and then I just let it turn yellow.

      Eating ice cream sounds much better!

      1. Greek One profile image77
        Greek Oneposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I hear you

        i pressure my wife to do it.. but she always yells at me...

        I think it is all those pregnancy hormones.  I’ll try again after she delivers

  23. katiem2 profile image59
    katiem2posted 8 years ago

    Really great stuff wink

  24. theirishobserver. profile image58
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    jogging smile

  25. katiem2 profile image59
    katiem2posted 8 years ago

    jogging... thats a good one, I like to hike and bike smile

  26. Dame Scribe profile image58
    Dame Scribeposted 8 years ago

    Canoeing around the lakes and stop for a picnic big_smile

  27. katiem2 profile image59
    katiem2posted 8 years ago

    These are all good okay add on from the #1 if you like... I love catching fire flies with my two daughters and putting them in a jar, for a while then we let them go.  smile

  28. mega1 profile image77
    mega1posted 8 years ago

    I enjoy most sitting in the morning sun in a reclining sun chair, reading a good book, until I'm too warm, then going in, having a lovely salad lunch and then napping for an hour.  This will maybe happen, oh, twice all summer long.  but I am looking forward - - - big_smile:

    1. katiem2 profile image59
      katiem2posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yes that and I like to bird watch, I have hummingbird and finch feeders.. smile

  29. profile image0
    wordscribe41posted 8 years ago

    Playing on the beech with my kids, swimming and splashing around the fountains.  And, backyard barbecues with cool friends.

    1. katiem2 profile image59
      katiem2posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Reminds me of the big fountain at Easton all the kids play in the fountain while the parents set around chatting and laughing all the while enjoying the kids fun in the fountains.  smile

      1. profile image0
        wordscribe41posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        That's exactly what I do.  I must say if it's hot enough I enjoy playing as well, but I usually meet friends at the big downtown fountain for some "mom time".  Great topic, by the way.  cool

        1. katiem2 profile image59
          katiem2posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          This is often a great time to get great photos... smile

  30. terrowhite profile image53
    terrowhiteposted 8 years ago

    I enjoy making ice creams and cook food for my family.. It is a very interesting idea and I love it!

    1. katiem2 profile image59
      katiem2posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      homemade ice cream.....oh what great ideas we'll all get here!  smile

  31. Robert A. Harris profile image55
    Robert A. Harrisposted 8 years ago

    I enjoy drawing out in the parks,water parks,cooking outdoors. I am learning to skateboard and roller blade smile

    1. katiem2 profile image59
      katiem2posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Drawing in the park, I bet you create some beautiful stuff smile

  32. MalibuWriter profile image55
    MalibuWriterposted 8 years ago

    Going to the beach! Or when I'm really bored it's fun to make a little extra money and do stuff for neighbors. <3

    1. katiem2 profile image59
      katiem2posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Making money is a great addition.  Thanks and Peace smile

  33. Beth100 profile image72
    Beth100posted 8 years ago

    Sailing on the ocean under a full moon...skinny dipping....but then again, camping, hiking, horse back riding, cycling...  anything outdoors are my favorite things.

  34. ajones2250 profile image52
    ajones2250posted 8 years ago

    Sitting outside on my parent's deck, it backs up to woods so the scenery is perfect and her perfectly coordinated outdoor patio furniture is so comfy we would rather be outside than in! All the grandchildren play in the pool and the grass, and we grill out for dinner smile

  35. sportyfunster profile image66
    sportyfunsterposted 8 years ago

    Going out to play beach vball or heading out for a walk along the beach

  36. waynet profile image71
    waynetposted 8 years ago

    The bedroom body pop!

  37. profile image0
    philip carey 61posted 8 years ago

    Mountain biking on some of the local trails.

 
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