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0045. Summer: surviving + thriving

It's been a little bit of both this summer. And while this post has sat in my drafts for so long, delayed and delayed, summer is not over until September 22 and it can easily be applied to other seasons. Isn't fall the best consolation prize for summer ending?

"There's no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes."

My friend used to say this in college and it couldn't be more true.* In order to enjoy each season (and life) to its maximum capacity you need the right clothes, tools, and for me, guidelines. I think it's one of the main reasons I've had such a change of heart about summer, it's crazy to think it used to be my least favorite season! I shifted my perspective, adapted and will relent that it is in fact my favorite. With all the amazing perks, how could it not be? (I still love you, fall, winter, spring.)

Like my other kits, I keep most of these items in an old nylon backpack or cloth bag - ready to head out on adventures as soon as adu…

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