How was your summer?
It’s a benign question that easily comes up in conversation now that school has started back, as routines change and schedules are readjusted. Memories of travel, or summer sports activities or family gatherings come to mind. We remember fondly times that were fleeting and yet satisfying, like the burst of an aerial firework display on the 4th of July; beautiful, then gone in an instant.
Mine was what I call The Downbeat.
One beat of one measure, one moment in time I hope I never forget.
In June, my daughter surprised me with a trip … more »