THE CRAB GRASS covering my lawn is disappearing. My daughter Eve is shopping for school clothes. The days are getting shorter. My patience is, too. All this can mean only one thing: Summer is finally winding down. That would be fine if I was willing to accept the reality, but I’m not. I still want…

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I LOVE SUMMER because the beautiful weather is enthralling, the long days are enchanting, and the events are entertaining. There’s so much to love I can’t fit it all in one column, so rather than trying to do that, I’ll just tell you what I hate about summer. Maybe I’m a curmudgeon for saying this,…

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