A wet blanket

Thursday, 16 July 2020 Stepping outside today felt like being wrapped in a wet blanket. That’s how humid it was. All day we were surrounded by dark, overcast skies. But no rain came. Neither did the thunderstorms. It looked promising for a while, but as per usual, the big blob on the radar veered away…

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Quiet summer nights

Monday, 13 July 2020 I’m sitting on the veranda, drinking herbal tea I harvested from my garden this evening. The sun is going down. The traffic is getting lighter. The birds are singing their good night song. It’s so beautiful and peaceful. With the hot humid and rainy weekend we had, I didn’t get out…

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4 am wake up

Thursday, 9 July 2020 My Google assistant woke me up at 4 am so I could see the comet. I hesitated, almost turned over but gave in and got up. Mom was up too and off we trudged down to the river to get a good view. It took a little while to find it,…

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Red Sky Morning

Sunday, 5 July 2020 I was up late, sitting on the river bank, watching the moon, listening to the bull frogs and really soaking in the beautiful summer night. I had a realistic dream that it started raining and I jumped up and out of the tent to put the rain fly on. It was…

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