Thursday is the calendar beginning of fall. Thanks to Jana for this post idea, in which I attempt to enumerate summer from Memorial Day - September 20.
Weekends at home - 3.5
Weekends at the shore - 11.5
Weekends at lakes - 2
Concerts attended - 4. Paul Simon, Peter Gabriel & Sting, Counting Crows, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band. Missed Dolly Parton but had tickets.
Minutes Bruce Springsteen played - 244. North American record, bitches.
Books read - 51.
Blog posts written - 75. This one is number 75.
Beach sunrises I was present for - 14.
TV shows watched in their entirety - 2. Stranger Things, Political Animals.
Number of rooms painted - 1. Powder room in the efficiency at the shore.
Cans of paint that went AWOL - 1.
New recipes I tried - 5. (baked pesto chicken, one-ish pan chicken, cilantro lime riced cauliflower, golden turmeric paste, personal portobello pesto pizzas)
Movies seen in a theater - 0.
Additions to aunt army - 1. Elizabeth J! Michael B. narrowly missed the summer season.
New restaurants I tried at home - 3. (Green Eggs Cafe, Villa di Roma, O Wow Cow ice cream)
New restaurants I tried at the shore - 10. (OC Surf Cafe, Ike's, Cousin's, Ready's, The Crab Trap, Angelo's, Yianni's, Varsity Inn, Frankie's on the Bay, Arlene's on Asbury, Katrina's)
Most blocks biked in one day - 56.
New appliances - 2. A dryer at home and a dishwasher at the shore
Zumba classes skipped - all.
Tomato sandwiches eaten - 479. Give or take.
Times I cared if people stared at me while I was pushing a dog stroller - 0. Zero times, zero fucks given.
New loves - 7. (Amazon Fresh delivery, Ellie's Best nutmilk bag for iced coffee making, Yogi Honey Lavender Stress Relief Tea, Kindle Paperwhite, crazy comfortable poplin pants by Lou & Grey (no longer available), crazy comfortable simple pants by the Gap, Sanuk Overboard Loafers)
What does your summer look like by the numbers?