The Day After Finals
The sun? The outdoors? Other people? They don't exist until you've slept at least 73 hours straight in your bed with blackout curtains over the windows. You're in too much sleep debt.
The Day After the Day(s) After Finals
You're groggy from sleeping so much, but rested, so you shower it off, clean up your room (which of course has been trashed since the end of April), and you get ready to emerge as a student on summer vacation.
The Day You First See Your Friends Again
Filled with 'OMG's and planning out summer shenanigans. It's the day you know that actual, real summer has started.
The Day at the River
Or whatever body of water is closest to you. It doesn't matter, because you'll drink its volume in cheap beer anyway, all while getting a sunburn that you insist will turn into a tan.
The Day of the First Storm
There's always something a little special about the day when you go outside and you can smell the petrichor. And then the sky almost literally opens up and just dumps an Olympic swimming pool on your fucking head.
The Fourth of July
Bourbon. Bonfire. Bottle rockets. A winning combination for setting someone's roof on fire.
The Day of the Trip
Whether it's with your parents, friends, or random strangers you found hitch-hiking, it's a day full of fighting over who controls the music and where to stop for food. But it's all about the journey, y'know?
The Day in Bed
For some reason, you just don't feel like doing much of anything. So you just stay in bed, eat some chips, and watch some of your favorite movies.
The Day of the Reminder
Your mom calls and asks, "You excited for the new semester?" and you feel the earth drop out from under you because oh SHIT, when did it become August?!?
The Last Day
It's like a death in the family. Quietly, somberly, you put the memories of those glorious shining days to rest, and prepare yourself for the days ahead.