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Monthly Archives: August 2011
Evenings are getting just a bit cooler. The air is less humid in the wake of the storm, and I’m thinking about how I’ll use this last day before classes begin. They were set to begin yesterday, but the storm … Continue reading
The storm window in the living room leaks. The trees need attention. So do the gutters. I would make a lousy Jane Austen character: inadequate inner resources. Over twenty-four hours without electricity is over twenty-four hours too many.
It’s probably not a good idea.
I took the two gallons of water from the shelf just as the man stocked them. I’d gone to the office to close my window, and I’d stopped at the grocery store on the way back. They were out of … Continue reading
Oh, the joys of working from home. Please don’t get me wrong. I deeply appreciate the privilege that allows me to rise when I choose and make my own coffee. To type on the sofa, laptop in place, dog nearby. … Continue reading
Recently a gardening friend and I checked out our favorite nursery for end-of-season bargains. I don’t know that I got many things on sale, but I definitely found the plants I was looking for. And now, the challenge is to … Continue reading