One thing that is for sure each year in Louisiana is that our summers are very hot.

When the weather turns so warm, plenty of people spend more time inside, but there are so many wonderful things about being outside, even when the heat is brutal.

When I think about summer, often I think of the wonderful sounds that are associated with the season. There are so many great sounds of the summer that I love.

Do you think about the sounds of summer? What are your favorite sounds of summer?

I don't enjoy the heat, but I do enjoy listening to the sounds of summer when I do venture outside. I have a great patio that offers some shade. I sit out there with my dog, and I just love to listen.  The beautiful sounds of summer and being in the great outdoors take away some of the sting of the heat.

We get vitamin D from the sunlight which helps our body in a variety of different ways. I seem to find the mixture of sunlight and blue sky helpful in reducing stress. Now, of course, you can't stay out there all day, but a little bit of time in the sunshine I think helps us feel happier.

If I'm planning to sit outside to soak in some vitamin D, I know that it's going to be blazing out there, but at least I know I will be entertained by the beautiful sounds of summer.

I live a pretty simple life, and with my little backyard for my dog, I'm able to hear so many great sounds while I'm sitting in my chair in the shade.

Being outside, whether for that early morning cup of coffee, or to sit with the dog while she runs around in the grass, there is a beautiful cacophony of sounds that hit my senses in wonderful waves, and it brings me joy.

Pause a second and just listen.

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