Haircut

The sun is shining again this morning. For many years now, Attila has trimmed my hair. I had grown my bangs out, so he wouldn’t need to try to trim them, which was beyond his skill set. The reason to grow my hair long was to avoid paying for haircuts, which can be very expensive.… Continue reading Haircut

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Passing Over

The remnants of Hurricane Beryl passed over us today. We had very heavy rain, no wind to speak of, no hail. The rain was welcome, it filled the rain barrels, nourished the garden, and washed the air. This evening I am contemplating life, how short it is, how each of us has a story, the… Continue reading Passing Over

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Hot and Humid

Another hot sunny day here, and humid! Attila has his axe in hand. and is chopping firewood today. He is much more heat tolerant than I am. I melt in the heat, just can’t tolerate it with any degree of grace or physical comfort. So I stay indoors on days like this, where we control… Continue reading Hot and Humid

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Heat of Summer

We are heading into the heat of summer now. An early morning walk was in order, trying to beat the heat of the day. The effort was not entirely successful, as it was hot and humid before 7:00 a.m., and the sun was blistering as soon as it rose above the horizon. But the walk… Continue reading Heat of Summer

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Adventures and Fireflies

This past week Attila and I have been enjoying the lights of an evening. The fireflies flickered about the back yard, providing us with a wonderful show. Eventually though, the mosquitoes caught on to our presence on the back porch, arrived in force, and drove us back indoors. It was lovely while it lasted. There… Continue reading Adventures and Fireflies

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