School supplies are stocking store shelves. Classes resume in two weeks. Student-athletes involved in fall sports have begun official practices.
Yes, this is August. But the calendar also says autumn doesn't start for six more weeks. There still is plenty of summer left.
One reminder of that is the Attica Independent Fair, which gets under way this morning and continues through Saturday. Opening ceremonies are at 9 a.m.
Pay no attention to the preseason NFL games that begin this week. While daylight still lingers longer than night, you can savor the sights, sounds and flavors of summer at one of the state's remaining independent fairs.