Monthly Archives: October 2020

Off

There’s finally a nip in the air, and I no longer have the fan on in the bedroom at night. In fact, there was a frost warning for the coast and a hard freeze warning inland overnight. The warnings didn’t stop there. Our frenemies at PG&E once again announced...

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Kittens

Willow and her babies Dear Reader, I realize that I have been holding out on you. I have access to nearly unparalleled kitten cuteness, but yet have not shared it. I hope you can forgive this shocking oversight. You may remember that when John and I were married, we...

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Encore

Endless summer continues. I guess that’s what endless things do, and its key to endlessness that you keep on keeping on. It’s still around 70 at the ocean, 10-15 degrees warmer than it should be, and in the 80s at Chez Suzy, where I personally would prefer that it...

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Visit

One good thing about seemingly endless summer – not, I hasten to add, the upcoming forecast* – and keep in mind, these are coastal temperatures, so add 15 degrees for my house: – is that it does make it possible to sit outside, even with only two months of...

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Warmly

Summer has been holding on longer than I would like, even into October, when others are flaunting their sweater weather and flaming leaves, and here it’s still sweating weather and flaming forest fires. Even at the Coast, it’s been close to 10 degrees warmer than it should be, even...

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After

Rob hard at work* Decanting things from the Closet of Doom has led to the “just moved in” look for my living room, and you know how I love that. Ignoring the chaos, Rob installed the shelving supports: And then the shelves themselves: I can now easily reach the...

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