It leads you on with its perfect evenings spent watching sunsets, cool nights spent listening to fireworks wrapped in a blanket and afternoons spent splashing in the cooling temperatures of the ocean.
It burns your skin, lightens your hair and lifts your mood.
It keeps you wondering what will tomorrow bring, and asks if the next day could possibly be any better than the present.
It has you wishing that you could freeze time and bottle those hours of sunshine and late nights under the stars.
Then, almost as quickly as it begins, it comes to end. Like a heartache that comes without warning, summer ends all too suddenly. In the blink of an eye, the leaves are vivid hues of red and orange and the smell of cinnamon permeates the crisp atmosphere.
Summer becomes just a memory.
Rather than mourn the end of a great seasonable relationship, embrace its last days as if summer wasn’t coming back next year. Remember summer with all senses, but savor most the tastes of the season and allow each bite to become an everlasting memory.
**End of Summer Foodie Bucket List**
Bethany Imondi, a senior studying Government and English at Georgetown University, is spending her last few days of summer trying to forget the fact that she has only one more undergraduate year of school left. Read more…