... that one of the greatest, simplest joys of a new home is discovering how the space grows and changes with each new season. (Especially spring.)
... that spending time with someone from your hometown can return you to yourself.
... that there are few film adaptations as good as the original novel — The Notebook, and maybe The Perks of Being a Wallflower — but The Great Gatsby sure seems to be in the running.
... that nothing hints at summer quite like fresh, ripe watermelon.
... that a long trip on public transportation — of any kind, really — somehow fuels creativity, bringing the best, most inspiring thoughts to the surface.
... and that there's just something to be said for living a quiet life every once in a while.