Obviously the warmer temperatures, fireflies at night, trees in full green regalia and kids running through sprinklers are some of the signs of the season.
Here are a few more:
Strawberries are in season here in Central New York. "U-Pick" Strawberry signs are popping up all over.
Oh, boy! Farmers Markets are opening all around! Every week something new is on display.
That screaming you hear is likely due to the fact that the school bell has rung for the last time this year.
And now the kiddies are heading off to enjoy swimming, canoeing,
Also the smell of barbeques being fired up all over the neighborhood, after-dinner runs to the ice cream shop or perhaps the scintillating sounds of the blender whipping up strawberry daiquiris to sip on the deck.
Savoring summer is a joyful occupation.
And for Wiccans, it is a time to celebrate the full and glorious return of Light, the flourishing of all Nature and the opportunity to honor the Goddess and the God in their aspects of full health and vivid life.