I always thought “dog days” meant the scorching summer days that are so hot even dogs lie around languishing in the heat. But the term has nothing to do with dogs lying around. Dog days has its roots in the starry realms above. It refers to Sirius, the brightest star in the constellation
I had no idea of the origins of “dog days of summer.” Thank you, Alice, and enjoy your break.
Anne’s quote is one of my favorites! I recall it often to remind myself to write with abandon (at least at first then edit later). Enjoy your break!
See you soon xx