Days were becoming warmer as the final remnants of spring were diminishing. Classes were being dismissed for the final time and sleep deprived students became relieved that sleep was no longer just a desire. Summer had finally arrived.
I had just escaped a manipulating relationship and was uncertain of how my summer would unfold. I had no exciting trips or vacations planned like usual and felt rather lonely after having to cut the strings from a person that I had been with continuously during previous months. Interestingly enough, I had an exhilarating feeling that it would be a life changing summer.
Summer presents a unique sense of freedom under the blaring rays of the sun. Freedom that allows for more than just parties that do not stop until morning. Freedom that allows for us to grow outside the confinement of solitude that the remainder of the year presents.
It was the summer...
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