the winding down of summer ~ favorite quotes September 07, 2018 via townandcountry.com To say it was a beautiful day would not begin to explain it. It was that day when the end of summer intersects perfectly with the start of fall. — Ann Patchett August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time. — Sylvia Plath August has passed, and yet summer continues by force to grow days. They sprout secretly between the chapters of the year, covertly included between its pages. — Jonathan Safran Foer When summer gathers up her robes of glory, And, like a dream, glides away. — Sarah Helen Whitman Sharing with Pink Saturday, In a Vase on Monday, Mosaic Monday, Floral Bliss, Home and Garden Thursday, Nature Notes, Blooming Friday, Home Sweet Home.