When I was a kid, summer was the time of year I most looked forward to. Does it get any better? No school, lots of daylight, warm weather, and little structure. I ran around like a banshee as a young child, hung out with my friends at the beach or the mall as a tweener, and worked at the drive-in, flirted with boys, and stayed out past midnight as an older teen. Many phone conversations started with, “I’ve got nothing to do today…wanna hang out?” It was bliss.

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