21 Jun

It’s the summer solstice, and despite my best efforts the day has been swamped, and I have no ritual or celebration prepared. It has been like this for almost every major witchy holidays for years, and I have complained about it more than once.

Today we met with a friend and her daughter after work. Burgers turned to ice cream, cats and dirty talk in different dialects – a hilarious topic. Then I remembered I would have to rush home, give input on the blurb for the hilarious tentacle book and continue with edits. Plus you guys are still waiting for, but only about twelve pages away from, “School of Fire” (which might end up being called “School of Flames” after all). No rest for the wicked, eh?

Anyway, I decided to do a bit of everything. There’s a bottle of pear cider in the fridge, I blew up a bed on the balcony for later and promised myself I’d switch off the computer at ten p.m. sharp. Outside the birds are chirping a lullaby, the neighbors have turned on the decorative fountain on their terrace, it’s agreeably warm outside and the sun is sinking below the horizon. The cats are doing the only proper thing to do on a day like this – chilling nearby and waiting for pettings. Later I will lie outside, call Richard (who’s still working in another city four to five days per week) and watch the sky turn dark as I count my blessings.

Merry midsummer everyone!


7 Responses to “Summertime!”

  1. Magaly Guerrero June 22, 2017 at 2:57 pm #

    You celebrated the coming of the Solstice by laughing brightly with friends. That sounds pretty good to me. Not all rituals need to be traditionally ritualistic.

    And, of course, your Midsummer bed is wicked awesome! 😀

    • diandralinnemann June 22, 2017 at 3:14 pm #

      I’ll instruct Richard to help me set up a bigger one for two this weekend. No one can expect me to blow that thing up all by myself, right? ^^

  2. daisymae2017 June 25, 2017 at 6:38 pm #

    We’re at the end of June and I can’t wait for the sunshine without humidity of course.

    • diandralinnemann June 25, 2017 at 9:36 pm #

      And here I am, already searching for new Halloween decoration. ^^

      • daisymae2017 June 25, 2017 at 9:49 pm #

        Halloween?? It’s only June almost July.

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