Summer ruled when I was a kid because I was a kid. I made it awesome by running and climbing and dancing and playing with friends. She can do that too. And will. Year after year.
Litke's S/S '15 fashion show at the Great Jones Street Gallery combined mod looks from the 1960's, especially those in The Happy Island (1972), with the quilted patterns of American rustic.
Sure, allow yourself some time to mourn the end of summer -- lazy days, fire-lit nights, afternoon swims, long walks to nowhere in particular. But not too long. The end of summer is not a surprise or a tragedy. You knew it was coming, and you know it will be back
Transitions in life are simply fraught with anxiety and fear of the unknown. None of us, particularly not teenagers are comfortable with ambiguity and the unknown.
While northern beaches cool down after Labor Day, the party is still going down South with another month worth of family fun at the beach. Here are the top 10 attractions for kids and their parents.
The weekend consisted of many different bands ranging from local bands Haim and Joyce Manor, to indie rock staples The Strokes, Phoenix and Interpol, to the reunion of hardcore band The Blood Brothers and the recently reunited predominant shoegaze band, Slowdive.
As another summer heads to the airport, my thoughts head back to 1982, when I was a secretary in the Artist & Repertoire (A&R) Department at CBS Records and the song "Goodbye to You" first aired on the radio.
With a romantic landscape of frothy inlets, verdant cliffs, and seaside cottages speckled with orange moss and honeysuckle, off-season or in, Brittany's Emerald Coast is the ultimate escape for rest, relaxation, and serious shellfish.
I have been to MANY beaches in my life, but not many have left me speechless. I came to Dominican Republic in search for the perfect beach, and behold - it has been found!
Even though we try to fill up every moment, modern life is punctuated by lulls. Take advantage of opportunities to turn your brain off, whether it's during your commute, at the gym, or while waiting for a tardy lunch date.
The summer of 2014 has been one for the books. As the meetings and work abound, the memories of the season will continue and will allow for this summer to continue to live on... at least until summer 2015 rolls around.
I suppose I thought making a memorable summer for my girls had to include traveling to new and exciting places, but we seem to have made a million little memories just enjoying the simple things summer has to offer right at home.
Already you are starting to feel like a distant memory. That beach vacation, the days in Pennsylvania, the night in Atlantic City, did we have them? If not for the piles of laundry, unpacked bags and extra ten pounds, I'd think I imagined them.
There are some that count down the days until autumn, snatching up sweaters and cardigans, scouring Frye's new line of boots and eagerly awaiting the return of pumpkin spiced lattes (signifying that fall is close behind).
Orientations, convocations, photos being taken for ID cards, students auditioning for plays, fraternities welcoming pledges, walk-on athletes gathering up the courage to try-out, etc. That exciting time when it feels like the sky's the limit.
The next time you have a day that you feel like you didn't learn as much as you wanted, remind yourself that you're getting so much more out of your internship than you thought.