Summer of Something, Not George

Sipping bitter caffeine in the midst of heat-ups and cool-downs in southern California, I sit and ponder the underlining theme to the cascading solstice that has been highlighting the many hours I have been spending awake and traveling.

With supposed astrological shifts, warmer days and the perpetual empty sighs of starving media outlets that are trying to create the next best thing- that will seduce consumers to take a minute away from the beach and the latest new apple gadget-and the trend to go back to "happier" times, I wonder: What is this truly the Summer of?