The 4th of July is in the rearview mirror. Back to School sales are cranking up. You can’t tell if your shirt is soaked from rain or sweat.
It’s mid-summer (or even a little past, depending on what your family calendar looks like) and we’re running out of hours before Labor Day fast. Don’t worry–we’ve got the Raleigh Mid-Summer Checklist to help you make every day count. Don’t let summer pass you by, fit these in between now and September.
(one man’s) Summer checklist….see how high you can get your total
-outdoor movie (+1) at NC Art Museum (+2) with a family member (+3)
-drive to the beach (+1) in a convertible or jeep with the down down/off (+2) stop for local BBQ (+3) and buy seafood for that night’s dinner from a roadside stand (+10)
-actually swim (as opposed to “hang out”) at the pool (+1) go off the high dive (+3) eat a frozen candy bar during a pool break (+4)
-play tennis (+1) after dark, under the lights (+3) and pick up the trash around the courts after (+10)
-get outside in the rain (+1) in Nash Square or another place with a great natural canopy (+3) with your car and a change of clothes nearby (+2)
-take in a play (+2) with local performers (+4) and have your feelings moved (+2) or your mind opened to a different way of thinking (+5)
-spend half a workday bumming at the pool (+1) without it counting as vacation (+5) and don’t get sunburned obviously revealing your ruse (+3)
-take in the Hugh Morton exhibit (starting August 13) at the NC Museum of History (+3) and visit the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame while you’re there (+3) on an incredibly hot, muggy day when the AC feels extra nice (+6)