Category Archives: summer

After the Rains

I took a stroll in the backyard just before dusk the other night after some late afternoon rain showers.  The frogs were creating their symphony chorus (and quite loudly I might add!) and the first few lightning bugs were starting … Continue reading

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Summer Reading- 2019

What makes for good summer reading?  Perhaps a little more romance?  Books about summer?  The beach?  I guess it’s different for everybody.  Normally, I prefer reading nonfiction.  But in the summer, I like to throw in a little fiction.  This … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

We welcomed the first day of fall yesterday with lots of much-needed rain.  It was a dark and dreary day with a steady hard rain all day and all night. We awoke to a drizzling rain this morning.  Our temperatures … Continue reading

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Hello, Summer

It’s about 92 degrees outside.  We’ve had some very humid days this month already but also some nice non-humid days.  I always welcome a break from the humidity with open arms. Our oldest son has been on a 16 day … Continue reading

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Picnic Day

Today was a nice day for a picnic.  Hubby and I had planned a picnic for yesterday with my sister and her husband, but all day long the sky kept darkening, the wind would kick up and the humidity was … Continue reading

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Teddy the Porcupine Eating a Frozen Banana

It’s hot out there today folks! The heat wave continues… I just heard our temperature—96 degrees with a heat index of 109.  And I believe it. Teddy knows how to stay cool on hot days.  I love this porcupine! Gail ♥

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Hot July Days

It’s hot here in the southeast.  Typical weather for us this time of year in good ole Tennessee.  The kind of hot and humid weather where I painstakingly use a curling iron on my hair for a little body, only … Continue reading

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Books I’m Reading This Summer

  I went through the bookshelves a few days ago and picked some selections for summer reading.  I’m still trying to stick to my goal of 4 books a month but threw in a couple of extras because I’m feeling … Continue reading

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Summer

This post is in response to the WordPress one word daily prompt: Summer Ah…… summer.  This seems to be the year for Hydrangeas which always scream summer for me.  Ours are in full bloom and never looked prettier.  Isn’t it … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Turn, Turn, Turn

Today’s daily prompt:  For many of us, winter is blooming into spring, or fall hardening into winter. Which season do you most look forward to? First, I will say I’m very grateful to live in an area where I get … Continue reading

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