A Handful of Writing Prompts Using Summer Quotes

What musings/stories/essays might emerge from these quotes?:

Those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer.   ~Nat King Cole

Summertime and the living is easy.   ~George and Ira Gershwin

Yes, in summer we all live in the dreamy palace.   ~Mary Oliver

Deep summer is when laziness finds respectability.  ~Sam Keen

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.  ~John Lubbock

Ethel Lee-Miller blogs regularly about people, the power of words, and the writing life. She is the author of Thinking of Miller Place: A Memoir of Summer Comfort, and Seedlings, Stories of Relationships. She also enjoys sharing stories at Odyssey Storytelling, Tucson Tellers of Tales, and just about anywhere there’s a mic. 


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