Brightness through the haze

Today is turning out to be cooler than predicted - as I write this, we are at 16C/61F, instead of the hourly forecast temperature of 22C/72F we're supposed to be getting. I'll take the cooler temperatures. Especially since the predicted rain has not happened. Oh, we're getting the odd spittle from the sky, but that's … Continue reading Brightness through the haze

Our 2021 garden; fall planting, and shallot surprise

Now that it's "cooled off" again to 32C/90F (feels like 34C/93F), I headed back to the garden to remove the shade clothes and get those photos I promised. Our surviving (barely) French Breakfast radishes, and rainbow chard. Now that one of the beds has a window screen mesh covering it, I decided to take a … Continue reading Our 2021 garden; fall planting, and shallot surprise

Melted

The cats spend most of their days, sprawled all over various surfaces, usually in bizarre positions, sleeping away the hottest parts of the day. None, however, can match David the Magnificent, in all his glory. He looks like he's broken! 😀 We've been trying to brush him as often as we can. Oddly, he has … Continue reading Melted

Our 2021 garden, and the things I found this morning

I have to admit, after yesterday's damage, I was quite trepidatious about checking the garden beds while doing this morning's rounds! I was, however, greeted with a happy sight, first thing. Potato Beetle is still here! With him being gone for so many months, there's no reason to assume he's here to stay, so every … Continue reading Our 2021 garden, and the things I found this morning