…the leaves by hundreds came.
The chestnuts ,oaks and maples,and leaves of every name
This is my favorite grade school poem by George Cooper, officially titled October’s Party. But there’s only one problem. None of the chestnuts, oaks and maples have turned color yet here.Damn humidity and global warming.
Here are some of today’s sights from the Hobbles McGee and Kasia tour.
I am having a full week, so it really is imperative that I manage to spend some time with my buddy, Kasia.
I’m hoping by next week that MAYBE , if I am lucky, I’ll be out of the boot. It’ll probably take a year for my foot to dry up, because the humidity has been crappy.Hopefully , we can start walking a little while longer every time. It’s been rough with the boot. Kasia is usually ready to turn around and head for home. Zush used to walk forever. Kasia and I have to get with the program!
This is a picture of a dragonfly we saw in the yard coming back home.
Have a good day, dear reader. Stay cool!
Although it was a pretty day today, the humidity was so bad that, after coming in from Kasia’s walks today, I’d swear that even my eyebrows were sweating. I was hoping for a little cooler weather, but it was not to be.
Kasia has hung in there with my foot in the boot during our walks. I know she’d like to go a little further. I try to walk her in the shade to make thing easier on pads on her feet. When we both manage to get back in, I think we both look at each other and just pass out from the heat.
Try to stay cool, dear readers, and hydrate in this heat. Keep everyone in your family, including fur children, in the shade.
…or just waking up?
This is Kale, a mastiff mix who also is the love of Zushie’s life.
Ok, maybe I am exaggerating .He is her best male doggy friend.
Well, normally I lead to walk in the morning and we try to do a mile depending on the humidity and we did pretty good. Not today though -Zush had her own ideas.
Instead of going our normal route such took us down the shady street and over another street which I knew meant boyfriend!
We went and looked for Kale and much to our chagrin he didn’t appear to be out.I said “Oh well we’ll see him another day and then proceeded to travel about 5 feet
Kale was playing hard to get we turned around and heard him calling out for Zush and so the two buddies got a chance to meet up today.
Whatever it takes to make my Zush smile!
The lack of sleep we had on Sunday night/Monday morning has still not released me from its’ grip…that really stinks!
The weather has decided to go back to summer, so of course the humidity adds with wearing us all down,and what’s funny is that even going to bed early, well, it’s like I always say: “I’ll never get that time back again.” We keep kicking though, and can not wait until the end of the week when we get a chance to decompress.
What time I do have free during this week, though, I am getting ready to have my nephew Matt and Kat, his wife, down to Undisclosed Deux. They had been down once in the old house, and we are really looking forward to seeing them this weekend.It’s amazing when you think you have a stocked up house, looking at it with a visitor’s eye, well, it’s lie, whoa…major shopping to do.
Here’s hoping you all have a good week. As for us? We’re going to sleep!**wink**
I have a few hours respite before I have to ointment up my eye to make sure no infection gets in it.
I took the patch off a little while ago, as it’s getting close to the time it was due to come off, but the humidity was making things just a little too much. It was really a culture shock, of sorts, to have the eye open up again. It was as if my left eye got a little stronger because it had to operate solo.Now the two are working together again, although I have to admit it still feels a little weird.
The next twist will be how this antibiotic ointment will be with my vision. They claim that the ointment will hinder the field of vision: I figure even if it does, I’ll still have one good eye going, so I should be ok.
Jeez, I’ll tell you one thing. I’ll be glad when this is all over.Jim has been a sweetie helping me out, and even the fur girls have been kind of good for me.
I just want it to be done.It makes you appreciate good health.
The collective sound of disappointment is from all the collective people who made plans for activities for the fourth of July.
Here at Undisclosed Deux, it is raining buckets.Allegedly the rain will finish later and Saturday and Sunday promise to be nice. The rain I, for one, welcome, because yesterdays’ humidity was a little much,and the front has brought the temperature down to manageable levels.
Have a good fourth with family and friends!