My sister and I have this thing that we like to do. If we have a few hours where neither one of us have anything that we have to do, we'll choose a spot and go for a leisurely walk with camera(s) in hand. One of our most recent walks happened back in April and I've had the pictures sitting in my draft folder ever since.
The day came in the middle of a stretch of surprisingly warm days. The promise of summer was in the air and the sun on our skin reminded us that spring was quickly coming to an end. We started where we always do. Then we meandered to the ice cream store where we bought a cupcake (which happened to be pumpkin) and a scoop of birthday cake ice cream with fudge sauce to share. We took our treat down to the water where we sat on the rocks with our spoons and a couple of napkins.
We stayed close to the water throughout our walk and it made for some great shots. We talked and laughed and watched the geese and the seagulls and the dogs and it was just another day in April. We ran into my old science teacher on the docks and visited for a few minutes before continuing on our way back to the car. He and I didn't always get along back when we saw each other every day, but his face was familiar and seeing it seemed to be a little more of what I needed.
It's June now and my sister JUST got back from another trip to South Carolina. Spring turned into summer while she was gone. I can't wait to see what's next.
What's something you and someone you know like to do together?