How is it that it’s June already? I guess when you’ve been suffering with anxiety for the last few weeks, time seems to get away from you more than usual. On a happier note, I just wanted to thank you all for the sweet comments on Monday’s post. Talking about my anxiety issues earlier this week was hard but cathartic. And I truly appreciated all of you who took the time out to say that you could relate or to wish me well. It meant everything to me!
So, now that I’m feeling better and the weather is nicer, I guess I need to come to terms with the fact that we are in June. Let’s not waste another second of the soon-to-be summer month.
Here are some fun things I have planned:
See: If there is one performer I love, it is Sting. I grew up listening to The Police as a kid (“Message in a Bottle,” anyone?), so when I learned he was going to be performing with Peter Gabriel (another fave!) at Jones Beach on June 24th I was all ears (literally!). The last time I saw Sting at this venue, it was a frigid May day. Here’s hoping the weather cooperates this time around!
Try: Ever hear of Nitro Cold Brew? I hadn’t until I read my beloved Long Island Pulse magazine this month. This half-nitrogen, half-coffee concoction is the perfect drink to cool down with after long days at the beach. If this sounds like your jam, and you’re a Long Island local, head over to Vauxhall in Huntington, Speakeasy in Long Beach, or Bobbique in Patchogue, all of which serve this cold one up.
Go: The start of summer means one thing — polo season! And where better to watch the fast-paced game than at Bethpage Polo at the Park? Every Sunday from now until October, grab your cocktail dress and fancy hat and watch a game while enjoying a beverage and some light fare. Make sure you wear appropriate shoes that are conducive to standing out on the grass field!
Do: There are too many things happening on Long Island this month! But a couple have earned a well deserved spot on my monthly agenda. First, the 42nd Annual Long Island Bavarian Festival at Plattduetsche Park in Franklin Square is June 11 – 12th. My German side is looking forward to some authentic food (I’m coming for you, Bratwurst!). If that doesn’t add on the pounds, then the Strawberry Festival in Mattituck from June 16 -19th should do the trick. All I needed to see was strawberry shortcakes and chocolate covered strawberries to know that this is an event to attend!
What’s on your agenda this month?