Cooling off in old fashioned summer - Bookshelf
WANDERERS EAST, WANDERERS WEST / Film Day of the Locust, French Connection II, The Passenger: doing some hard traveling. AH CURRENT / Travel Cool off this summer with a dip into one of the state's best old- fashioned swimming ...
So I try to cool off the old-fashioned way — with a hose on my feet, in a shady spot in the backyard. When Emily drifts in ... Shay had suggested all sorts of fun summer programs to organize me, but I said no to all of them. She must have put in a ...
Later in the day, we take a dip in the pool to cool off before dinner. But the water ... Closer to home, there's summer in the backyard, passing the hours with old- fashioned lawn games (pages 1 1 1-15) like croquet, badminton, and horseshoes .
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Make this the summer you try all the things you've always wanted to try! Find out how to: paddle a canoe; shuck an oyster; track the tides; do a flip turn play badminton, bocce, and horseshoes turn seashells into wind chimes; tid-dye T-shirts prepare summer staples such as the sea breeze, barbecued spareribs, and lobster rolls build a campfire; grill your just caught trout; toast s'mores spruce up your summer rental; banish mildew; get the upper hand on berry stains read the night sky; identify animal tracks, leaves, and clouds handle the flag with respect and remember all the words to the national anthem get back to flying a kite and using a hula hoop play card games, word games, lawn games, and pool games host an instant party with 20 effortless appetizers become the most sought-after house guest or host make bird feeders; grow sunflowers; lure butterflies to your garden keep the kids occupied with fun activities for car trips and rainy days organize a clambake or a picnic; hang a tire swing; pack for a hike contruct towering sand castles; master the art of knots. Hundreds of entries, glorious color photographs, and illustrations take you there and show you how. Whether you're in a cabin in the mountains, in a rental at the beach, at a weekend house in the country, or taking it easy in town or in your own backyard, Summer: A User's Guide is the summer necessityÑpacked with practical guidance, inspiring suggestions, useful resources, engaging history, nostalgic reminiscences, and the promise of a dream summer to come.