Wednesday, August 28, 2013

10 Ways You Know Summer is Over

Photo credit by Exsodus
I love summer this year and I don't want it to end. But then little things started creeping up on me and it has become clear that maybe it's time for summer to just be over for a while.

The biggest reason for this assertion? My kids are so sick of this house and each other that if we have have one more rainy day, I may as well set up an MMA cage match in my family room because that's what it will degenerate into by 3:00.

Another reason? The TV watching is totally out of hand. So I step in and set limits and turn it off and... First whining, then pouting, then the MMA fights start.

So I started writing a list of all the ways I knew summer not only was over - but probably should be. Then it seemed to me that it was very familiar - so I looked up an old post Kate and I wrote a couple of years ago on the subject. I used that post, and where I'm at now, to create the following handy dandy graphic:

(c)Herding Turtles 2009 - 2013

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