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Dear Summer,

I wanted to write you this letter to tell you how thankful I am for you, you have been a blessing in my life. You have given  me so many things to be thankful for you, and I wanted to tell you some of those things.

I am thankful for the beautiful warm weather and the morning breeze you bring to me.  The rays of sunshine that brighten my days, that bring tranquillity to my soul. For the warm morning breeze that I listen to, that calls out to me.  Spending hours on my trampoline just listening to the breeze as it yells, just to be heard. Your overcast days are my favorite because I get lost in my thoughts, trying to decipher my future in the clouds.


I am also thankful for the things I am able to do with you.  With such long hours in the day when I am swimming late in the evenings,  you can see the sun and the moon appear together in the same horizon. When I go camping with you, I get lost in the woods of your beauty.  I listen to all the things you have to say, through the small crickets and the roaring waves of Lake Michigan. I run along, feeling the sand beneath my toes on the shore, as each stride I  make spreads a feeling of freedom. Finding Petoskey stones and sea glass as I hear the boats come in and the waves go out, as the sun is saying goodnight, goodnight.


Finally, one last thing I want to tell you why I am thankful for you is, you give me independence.  You let me be who I am, go along with my crazy adventures, and just let me breathe. You are the one that lets me forget that I do not have to follow a schedule or a time; you let me go on my own time.  With you I can sleep past when the rooster crows and let the rest of the world keep going while I am still dozing off. I can walk by myself and not have the whole world on top of my shoulders. I can give all my worries to you and let them fade away through the night  sky. I can swing in my hammock and close my eyes and fall asleep to the sound of the tree’s talking amongst themselves. Thank you Summer for being here when I need you most, so I could escape the uneasiness of this world.

I hope when you read this letter, you might get  a better understanding on how blessed I am to have you in my life. I thank you again for everything, and I hope to see you soon!


Yours truly,


Ana McGuire

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