Winter is over and summer is here. I know most of you are happy to see a break in your long, unpredictable winter. I am, too, for that matter................but. It's 95 degrees with 70% humidity (according to Harry's razzle ya, dazzle ya weather measuring gadget) and not a breath of air moving. This is the part of the year that I hate. Humidity is not my friend and it certainly is not a friend to my hair. Yesterday I had Mary cut it short for the summer because that's the only solution.
Harry mowed the lawn this morning and is now outside doing some trimming and pruning. I keep looking out the window to be sure he hasn't hit the ground - don't want to go out there if I don't need to. I know he won't go up in smoke because it's too humid for anything to burn. I honestly do not know how he can bear working outside in this heat. He reminds me, though, that he's a south central Alabama boy and was raised in this heat. God only knows it was never like this in the mountains. I spent three weeks one July in the New Mexico "nothing but sand and scrub" country and it was never this uncomfortable. I guess you've heard enough of my b**c*ing for one day. On to other things.
The grandsons are taking their parents to Townsend (just outside Gatlinburg on the south side) next weekend. They prefer (as do we) to stay outside the tourist mega center. The attraction for all our family is the trails, the scenery, and the cool mountain streams. The boys made sure their cabin has a hot tub and/or a BIG bathtub. Never mind a stove -"We can eat treats so Mommy doesn't have to cook and Daddy doesn't have to take us to eat." These kids have it all figured out. They'll be planning and packing all week.
Harry and I haven't discussed a vacation for this summer. I'd like to book a fall cruise off New England and Eastern Canada but haven't mentioned it yet. Dare I? I know he'll agree if I ask. We'd like to see our little family who are in Phoenix but I don't want to go in the summer time. 115 is just too much heat for me. Golly, Judy, why don't you and Rick transfer to somewhere cooler? Maddie is going to be toast. Last time I talked to Judy she said that they were planning to be here at Thanksgiving. We all really, really hope so. Judy, Rick, and Maddie haven't met Baby yet. He'll be so happy to see them, as will we all.
Enough running on and on. Gotta go check on Harry again. I wish he'd come inside so I can relax.
Hope you're either enjoying a comfortable day or inside relaxing. Whatever, have a good day.