Yet another hot and humid day. As the it progressed the promise of rain became a mere threat, then receded even further. The garden is thirsty; everyone and everything sweats. Jennie has to fill the bird bath frequently and it is heavily and happily used by large flocks.
Hot and humid conditions are difficult for me, as is true for many who live with the late effects of Polio. Residing in Vermont has traditionally meant we were spared most of these insufferable days but our climate is rapidly warming and I find that summers are becoming more and more challenging. Continue reading →
Way back in 2010 I posted the following piece. Given all that has happened in the world since then, this seems like a good time to reprise it. I do want to let you all know that this week we … Continue reading →
This summer we have experienced day after day of hot, muggy weather; far from adequate rain has fallen and the earth and plants are often parched. We are in the midst of yet another dry summer, a clear indication that … Continue reading →
A calm evening following a hot day. The hay fields are lush and not far from a second cutting. Our local farmers’ markets are abundant with fruit and vegetables, and our refrigerator is overflowing with yesterday’s market finds.