Be Prepared – Septembler 28, 2022

graphix: spwilcen All of a suddenly, summer beat feet.  In the space of a day, we went from bone dry, grass parching, shirt soaking heat, to long-sleeve cool, dehumidifier running wide-open all-day damp.  Predominantly cloudy, intermittent sprinkle, cool-damp. It’s kind of nice.  Not yet cool enough you can see your breath while chasing squirrels fromContinue reading “Be Prepared – Septembler 28, 2022”

Color Aromas – Septembler 24, 2022

graphix: spwilcen Too bad. Click-out. This scares the hell out out a five and two ones. Not too many weeks ago I savored the marvelous green smells of spring and summer.  Aromas from my youth still powerful today, years past youth. No, not the pungent lacquer of fresh candy apple green on a 1939 FordContinue reading “Color Aromas – Septembler 24, 2022”

High Summer – August 17, 2020

Or late summer.  I suppose there’s a difference.  Some people might take issue, being sticklers for exactness. That’s irrelevant. It’s not mid-summer, as next month, only a scant two weeks away, is September.  The traditional time for “fall” and heading back to school. High summer. Time for bouts of insufferable heat.  Pop-up thunderstorms, which ifContinue reading “High Summer – August 17, 2020”