The flackity-flackity-flackity of a ceiling fan on high speed.
Ice cracking in cold—but not cold enough—water.
The two two-year-olds, squeeling about in the blow-up pool.
The sizzle of oils as they drip onto the fire of our outdoor grill.
Dice knocking against each other during an evening game of Catan.
The din of chatter among our friends as they while away a weekend afternoon on our porch.