Sunday Thought For The Day

by Lance Ekum on · 8 comments

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"Summer afternoon – summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. " ~Henry James

Lance writes stories from his heart, aiming to inspire and motivate, as you align more fully with YOUR true peak. When he's not here, you can find him hanging out with his family, riding a bike, or just generally acting goofy.   Sign up for the Thoughts from the Treehouse newsletter and get additional inspiration in your email inbox!
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Marelisa July 13, 2008 at 9:34 pm

There is something special about summer afternoons. In Panama we have two seasons (dry and rainy, it’s always hot) but I lived in the US for about nine years and I remember a lot of beautiful summer afternoons.


Barbara Swafford July 14, 2008 at 2:11 am

Hi Lance,

We live in the high desert and the summer afternoons (late in the day) are great as that’s when it begins to cool down and a soft breeze often blows.


Barbara Swafford July 14, 2008 at 2:13 am

Hi Lance,

We live in the high desert and the best time of the afternoon is when the sun is getting close to setting and a soft breeze begins to blow.


Mark Salinas July 14, 2008 at 11:04 am

Not bad… 🙂


Lanceman July 14, 2008 at 2:51 pm

@Marelisa – Yes, here in the midwestern US, we’re having beautiful summer day – fun! I wonder what I would like more, dry or rainy?

@Barbara – I also like nice cool evenings. The kind where you need a sweatshirt to stay warm. Coolness after a hot summer day is refreshing!

@Mark – Not bad at all…


Urban Panther July 14, 2008 at 4:23 pm

Add the word weekend to the quote, and it becomes perfect! Sunday found the Urbane Lion and I sitting outside sipping white wine, viewing our newly constructed gardens, smelling the salmon smoking on a cedar plank, and listening to the Harleys roaring down the street. OH! Skip that last part; we have learned to tune them out. A perfect Summer afternoon.


Evelyn Lim | Attraction Mind Map July 14, 2008 at 9:49 pm

Lance, you sure sound like you had a great time. I, on the other hand, was nursing myself from flu while my kids went out for the day.

Well, hope next weekend will be a better one for me! Your post made me remember that it is important to always set aside time for outdoor fun and play!



Lanceman July 15, 2008 at 12:36 pm

@Urban Panther – Yes, weekend does make it perfect! Sounds like you had an excellent one yourself.

@Evelyn – Flu, that’s a bummer. Get better quick…so you can enjoy some nice summer days!


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