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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Seasonal Sound

Setting aside the stunning weather, sounds alone signal for me the glorious transition between spring and summer in New Jersey.

* Even when not my cup of tea, any music coming from cars with the windows down invariably makes me smile.

* The bells of a passing ice cream truck? I'm ten years old again.

* Try sneaking up on someone wearing flip-flops. When else in the year does the sound of footwear so clearly mark a change of season?

Which sounds help you mark this time of year? Listen closely, then share with me and others.

4 comments:

  1. (1)kids squealing under cold sprinklers
    (2)4th fireworks
    (3)motorcycle packs


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    1. Anonymous; I love #1 especially and #3, although that one strikes me as an earlier in the year sound. Thanks for writing.

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  2. Mockingbird singing at 3 am. Snails sliding across the sidewalk

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  3. The sound of Debussy, Mendelssohn or Bach on the green at Tanglewood on a summer evening(granted,something I don't get to hear as often as I'd like to).Also, the sound of tree frogs in the woods on a summer evening.

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