My Summer Love

Dear Summer,

Every year, I wait for you so desperately and when you do arrive, I waste my time getting angry at you for not staying long enough. To lose you so quickly when I love you so much? What the heck! And while I am still getting used to the fact that it’s finally warm, you just abandon me in the middle of cold weather. I have every right to be mad at you. How dare you do this to me every single year?

The anger remains… but something has changed over the years. I have started to value you more because you pass by so quickly. I have learned to roam around the streets as much as I can with you. I love you more than anything else in the world and you know that. Every day in the winter, I pray that all of this would soon be over. And you know why? Because I know that at the end of all this will be you, holding me in your warm sunlight with flowers to beautify my way. I love that you make the flowers grow just so I can look at them and be all happy just because they are there. You make me forget about where am I in life or what I have accomplished or not; with you, my love, I am just me. A simple person who can smile for no reason, be excited for no reason and be active for no reason at all. These are the joys you bring to my life. Do you understand? You make me me.

So, dear summer, I promise to make the most of you every year; so promise me that you’ll always stay a bit longer, right beside me. So that we can go for bike rides, listen to live music, watch sunsets, camp, plant and watch flowers grow, go for random walks, try something new and most importantly, lay down under the clear blue sky – just you and me. I love you so much, dear Summer. And I know that you love me too.

Forever and for always,

You sweetheart IshKishMish <3


My Summer Love – The Bike Rides

Today, I just wanted to go for a bike ride. No phone. No sketchbook. No nothing. Just a simple bike ride to enjoy the summer breeze. Sometimes we get too caught up in capturing everything that we forget to actually enjoy the moment. Today was that day – the day that made me drop it all. It was a bit cloudy but not cold. You know, the day when the summer breeze lets it all down to pick up all the worries from the edges of your body? As I rode through the park with one arm gliding through the…

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My Summer Love – Dear Sun

Dear Sun, You are quite rare up here, you know. There’s parts of world where people feel like roasted chicken. They could use less of you there, you know. You could come up here more often instead. We do love you too. 🙂 And the clouds? Uff, why have you guys not made friends with each other yet? Always getting in each others way. If you could stay and the clouds could get out of your way, it would be so warm. Warm like “so hot” for others and warm like “I can finally take off my sweater” for me.…

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My Summer Love – Summer Sunsets on the Lake

The best part of any summer evening is the perfect sunset that embraces the sky with its beautiful colours and reflects on water to show you who you are and what’s on your mind. Sunset for me is a time of reflection; a time to drag myself out of my couch, out of my apartment, to the lake – where God awaits. During this time, I am braver than normal, more honest than normal and much more comfortable than normal. Most importantly, in the comfort of different colours spreading throughout the sky like wild fire, I am calmly and comfortably,…

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My Summer Love – My Summer Manifesto

Ever have the feeling that summer comes and goes and you have no idea what you have done? I have been through that a million times and that’s why “My Summer Love” series was integral to recording how I have lived through my summer. On top of that, I found a cool idea of creating a summer manifesto and list down what I want to accomplish in this awesome season. The original manifesto template was created by ruthpclark and you can download it on her website but I modified it to fit my own needs. Anyways, without further adieu, I…

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My Summer Love – The Grab and Go to Park Summer Package

Life has been fairly cool with awesomeness of sunshine upon me (hehe). Even in good weather, it can be quite difficult to convince yourself to go out and enjoy the sunshine. That is why, I have created my Grab-and-Go-to-Park-Summer-Package. LOL! The idea is simple: just like it is easy to eat something that you have already chopped up and put in a box in the fridge, it is easy to just grab a bag of things that includes everything you need to relax and do your work and go to the park. I mean, when near the north pole do…

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My Summer Love – The Church Bells

I really love my bike. One day, I decided to take my bike to work and found out mid-way that my tires were almost flat. After work, I went to get the tires pumped but did not succeed. Disappointed at having wasted my dollar, I went back home and decided to try it again another time. A few days later, I made the effort to drag myself out and try it one more time. And yayyy, I was finally successful. It was finally time to explore the world. As I biking around the neighbourhood, I came to a complete stop…

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My Summer Love – Drunk on Your Music

Recently, I went through a small heart-attack situation. Suddenly, I found my credit card not working at the grocery store. I came home thinking may be I just forgot to pay my bill and they temporarily de-activated it. I checked my account and found a very expensive transaction made through my credit card the day before. The card had been in my purse all the time and was still in my hand but clearly, someone in this world had used it somehow. I was blown away. How could thousands of dollars be charge to my account when the card is…

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My Summer Love – The Summer Breeze

As I sit in front of the window having my dinner, I experience the lightness of the summer breeze touching my hair, my face. I let it take away my fears, my worries. The comfort it brings me makes my words lose all power and just become comfortable. The summer breeze makes me want to let go, to forgive and be vulnerable all over again. Love is forever, Ish Kish Mish Summer 2015 Read Next >>> Drunk On Your Music

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My Summer Love

We are officially only a week away from Summer. June 21, 2015 is THE date! Yayyy!! It feels like I have to walk a million miles every year to meet my forever love, The Summer, and that meeting HAS to be awesome. It just HAS to be that way. So follow me along on my summer love journey as I soak in everything this awesome weather has to offer. Love is forever, Ish Kish Mish <3 <3 <3 Read Next >> The Summer Breeze

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