A Perfect Day

As temperatures climbed toward the nineties, we drove past the lake at a state park and watched throngs of people try to find space on the sand and in the water.  A little farther along, we turned onto a side road and into a small dirt pull-off.  We walked through wild grasses, flowers, wintergreen and honeysuckle until we reached our special spot.  No bathrooms, no hot-dog cart, no one smoking our screaming at their kids.  No traffic, no fees, no sand in your face, no lines to tell you where you can and can’t swim.  Just a handful of people, laughter, cool water, two very amusing dogs with no need for leashes, and peace.


3 thoughts on “A Perfect Day

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s