Dog Days of Summer
The days between mid-July and early September, when the dog star, Sirius, is closest to the earth, are referred to as the dog days of summer.
In ancient Egypt the appearance of Sirius came just before the Nile River flooded each year. Early Romans believed it was an evil time because heat waves and lack of rain spoiled food and crops and made people lazy.
Nowadays, it’s the time of year we begin to think about cool water and tropical places – like Antigua. Ahhh!
The Theme of Dragon Roost Island reminds me of sailing in the clear blue waters of the Caribbean: