Today dawned dark and cloudy. I am so excited: the forecast high is 73º. After weeks of pretending that highs in the 90s are fall, we may get some real fall. I did not fully appreciate changes in the weather when I lived in Illinois. There, it's really rare to have exactly the same weather … Continue reading It Was a Dark and Stormy Day
Nor is the rain.
Right now, I'm supposed to be updating my cover letter. But I don't want to. I spoiled myself utterly and beyond measure this weekend, putzing about Friday, putting up ornaments at Mum's on Saturday (and eating yummy Trader Joe's holiday treats. Those people are fiendishly clever when it comes to designing irresistible snack food.), and … Continue reading Blogging is Not What I’m Supposed to Be Doing Right Now
This morning, Melba and I awoke to a special treat: gray skies and pavement shining with wetness. When we went outside, it got better (for me). It was still raining! Melba appreciated the cool pavement, but she liked getting snuggled in a warm towel to watch the rain from the couch even more.
A rainstorm has liberated us from the heat. Fireworks seem unlikely, but I wouldn't trade this for the most elaborate display possible. Happy fourth of July--may you revel in whatever graces your sky.