A little bit of progress

Yesterday, things cooled down enough it was actually worth opening up my window. There is still a problem with that. The three amigos and their stuffed companion! For some reason, the cats really, really like to attack the bugs through this window screen. I try to keep on top of it, but they've managed to … Continue reading A little bit of progress

Coping with the heat: building a screen “door”

Our current heat wave continues. At 5pm, we reached 28C/82F with a humidex of 34C/93F, and we continue to get warnings for heat, flash floods and high water. Looking at the weather radar, however, it doesn't look like the storms will hit us. We'll be lucky to get rain. Usually, these systems come in from … Continue reading Coping with the heat: building a screen “door”