. . . bright, sunny afternoons that seem to last a little longer each day, and thoughts are drifting, drifting to enchanting spring & summery things — whimsical notecards with sweetly scalloped edges and palest pink shorts with layers light as air, french rattan baskets and pretty lacy parasols, sexy eyelet tops and romantic bed linens and soon, there will be picnics and early evenings at the beach . . .