I did my best to eke out every bit of summer that I could. I stopped by Jeannie's house in Annapolis on my way home from the beach. I said yes to a beer and had a sit and chat on her deck with a fabulous view of the Severn River. When her husband, Chip, invited us for dinner I accepted the invitation so I could stretch the last night of summer out just a little longer. Lucky for me there were steaks ready to go onto the grill and a bevy of fresh vegetables from an early morning run to the Baltimore Farmer's market. As if that wasn't enough, there was a selection of Dangerously Delicious Pies for dessert.
As darkness started to fall I knew it was time to climb in the car and accept that summer was over for this teacher. Lucky me, I got treated to one last surprise- a fireworks display from somewhere over DC as I headed west on Route 50 to make my way home.
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