Back to School and Good Books

August 10, 2021 by in category Writing tagged as , with 6 and 0
Home > Writing > Back to School and Good Books

This time of year, always makes me nostalgic. The end of summer means the beginning of a new school year, and while my kids are all grown, I still remember when they were small, taking them shopping for back to school clothes, backpacks and lunch boxes, and all of the other supplies needed for a good start to the school year. Late summer days also remind me of my own childhood, back to school shopping for brand new pencils and notebooks, deciding which dress I’d wear on the first day of school, and the anticipation of seeing my friends again after a long lazy summer.

              I still indulge in back to school sales. Nothing gets me more excited than a stack of brand new spiral notebooks, and some new blue pens. And of course, there’s always shopping for the grandchildren!

              Warm summer days, are also perfect days to read. As a little girl I’d curl up under a shady tree, or lay on the cool tile floor of our basement family room with a stack of books, and read until my mother called me for dinner.

              Now that I think of it, that would be the perfect thing for me to do right now, curl up with a good book. I’m recovering from knee replacement surgery on my right knee, and waiting for surgery on the left, so share the best books you’ve read this year in the comments! And feel free to share your back to school memories! And just because it makes me happy, here’s a picture of my 12 year old grandson, reading to our newborn grandson.

Author Bio
Author Bio
My freelance writing career happened by accident, or really by accidents, and I wrote for magazines and newspapers for 15 years. I quit to homeschool my two youngest sons, and now that all three are grown, I’m writing fiction. I live in the Los Angeles South Bay area with my husband, often known as Hunky Hubby. When I’m not writing, I’m spending time with my family, reading, cooking or sewing and I can play a mean game of pool, if I do say so myself!
  • Babies, Books and Autumn?
    This time of year, always makes me nostalgic. The end of summer means the beginning of a new school year, and while my kids are all grown, I still remember when they were small, taking them shopping for back to school clothes, backpacks and lunch boxes, and all of the other supplies needed for a […]
  • Tari Lynn Jewett: August Featured Author

    Tari Lynn Jewett is the Featured Author for August. Find out more about Tari and the books she writes.

    @tarilynnjewett

  • Tari Lynn Jewett: August Featured Author

    Tari Lynn Jewett is the Featured Author for August. Find out more about Tari and the books she writes.

    @tarilynnjewett

  • Tari Lynn Jewett: August Featured Author

    Tari Lynn Jewett is the Featured Author for August. Find out more about Tari and the books she writes.

    @tarilynnjewett

  • Back to School and Good Books
    This time of year, always makes me nostalgic. The end of summer means the beginning of a new school year, and while my kids are all grown, I still remember when they were small, taking them shopping for back to school clothes, backpacks and lunch boxes, and all of the other supplies needed for a […]

#12DANCINGSANTAS

Buy now!
#12DANCINGSANTAS

#FIREWORKS IN THE FOG

Buy now!
#FIREWORKS IN THE FOG

#HAUNTEDHERMOSA

Buy now!
#HAUNTEDHERMOSA
#PLEASE SAY YES (#HermosafortheHolidays Book 1)

#SILVER BRACELETS

Buy now!
#SILVER BRACELETS
×
My freelance writing career happened by accident, or really by accidents, and I wrote for magazines and newspapers for 15 years. I quit to homeschool my two youngest sons, and now that all three are grown, I’m writing fiction. I live in the Los Angeles South Bay area with my husband, often known as Hunky Hubby. When I’m not writing, I’m spending time with my family, reading, cooking or sewing and I can play a mean game of pool, if I do say so myself!
  • Tracy says:

    Great post…I’m a sucker for a new notebook any time.

  • Veronica Jorge says:

    Hi Tari, Ah, school days. So many wonderful memories. And like Tracy commented, it’s all about the notebooks. My hand still reaches for the black/white marble ones when I see them, (but still never learned the metric system even though the notebooks had it on the back). Favorite books I read this month; two oldies by the writer and naturalist Gene Stratton-Porter, Freckles and A Girl of the Limberlost. The natural setting of woods and butterflies is delightful. Congrats on baby Milo and glad you’re feeling well!

  • Copyright ©2017 A Slice of Orange. All Rights Reserved. ~PROUDLY POWERED BY WORDPRESS ~ CREATED BY ISHYOBOY.COM

    >