When I was growing up, I used to hate the end of Summer, but not for the usual reason. I hated it because it dragged by, and all I really wanted was to be back in school.
By the end of Summer, I was always itching to get back to my plastic chair and wooden desk. The anticipation of weekend football matches and – my absolute favorite – tests.
Yes, I loved tests. They were basically my measure of how worthy I was as a human being.
Yes, I also spent quite a bit of time in therapy.
Now that I’m grown up and working a real job, I hate the end of Summer for the usual reasons. The days are growing noticeably shorter and the weather is cooling off. All of the exciting vacation plans I made in the Spring are now over. I’m counting the days till Christmas.
But even though September will be here before the week is over, my brain still feels like it’s on holiday.
Maybe by Christmas I’ll be able to concentrate again.
Did you all have a good Summer? What was the best thing that happened? How long does it take you to get back into the rhythm of life after a holiday?
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