1. The end of summer smells rich and sweet.
2. Tess' teacher replies to my inquiry. Her entire note is kind and considerate and I think this is a great teacher! An excerpt reads,
"I look forward to working with your daughter this year and will do everything in my ability to make her 8th grade year a good one. Please do not hesitate to let me know if you have further concerns or questions. That's what I'm here for! Have a restful weekend."
3. Bluebirds visited the garden this morning after being absent all summer.