Sometimes we play a game here in the office where we look through all the old posts in the mono monday feed and pick our favorites. It’s somewhat mesmerizing to watch the seasons change over and over through the feed, and fun to look back on the old trends we explored — some good and some… well, best left in the past. No matter how many times we play the game, I always come back to this post as one of my very favorites. It just really captured how I feel about this certain time of year, when everything stands still for just a moment at the very end of summer. Children are begging for a few more hours in the pool, sunsets show up in time for dinner, and somewhere in the distance is the faint sound of a high school marching band. With countless days at Barton Springs behind me (and a very faded black swimsuit) I awoke this weekend to an 82 degree day. That’s the thing about new seasons. They tend to show up just when you need them.

image sources {row one} mimi thorisson, image found via pinterest, david r. coggins {row two} image found via pinterest, designtripper, the salty hanger, designtripper {row three} trinette reed, turtle and leaf, houzz, life magazine


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  1. 1
    Chanel Dror September 8, 2014 at 9:19 am

    Love it… again!

  2. 2
    diane smith September 8, 2014 at 9:41 am

    What an insightful post! Within your carefully chosen words, you captured
    that bittersweet feeling of the end of summer and the hint of fall in the air.

  3. 3
    Molly {Dreams in HD} September 8, 2014 at 10:37 am

    such beautiful inspiration! you truly captured the bittersweet feeling of an indian summer.

  4. 4
    Lily September 8, 2014 at 8:54 pm

    I love this vintage-y vibe… so sad saying goodbye to summer!

    x Lily

  5. 5
    Yellow Peaches September 8, 2014 at 9:30 pm

    This is so gorgeous! Would love to have a summer holiday like this x