The Dog Days of Summer
Good Monday from the Heartland.
There are several names for this time of year like “the lazy hazy days of summer” and the “dog days” of summer. I can understand the lazy and the hazy, but I’ve never quite followed the dog days; what do dogs have to do with it?
My best guess is that it’s another way of saying the lazy thing, but I’m not sure.
Whatever you like to call it, it’s August, and in the Northern Hemisphere it’s summer, and this year has been fairly hot around where I live.
August has its own feel, don’t you think? It really does feel a little lazy; it’s a great time for a long lazy cookout on a Sunday afternoon; there just isn’t much “Hustle and bustle” to the season… you can almost just relax.
There are times for just about everything in…
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