I don’t know about you, but the end of summer has been smokin’ around these parts. Literally, Sacramento decided to challenge its record for consecutive triple digit days over the last month. (We didn’t beat the great heat wave of 2006 though.) Figuratively, school and dissertation stuff have been heating up to the point that I really understand that overused corporate expression of “putting out fires.” Of course I’ve been keeping cool in various and sundry ways. See…
#226- Aug 13- Watering retrospection
#227- Aug 14- Spray paint is good for the soul
|While working on a garden art project involving vintage frames, I found out how much I ADORE spray paint. Progress for the impatient person. Genius.|
#228- Aug 15- He loves me, not.
|Although this may seem like a nondescript, boring picture of our (messy) bathroom counter, it is really a case of early morning sabotage courtesy of Mr. T. Our morning routine involves coffee and banter, and at some point, I realized that my coffee had disappeared. I remembered clearly putting it on the ironing board, but after doing a couple laps around the house shouting “Where’s my coffee?!”, and noticing T’s chagrined face, I realized something was amiss. I found my Life Force-giving mug camouflaged with tissue. The nerve.|
#229- Aug 16- Best movie ever
|Please tell me you know it!|
#230- Aug 17- “Better than Sex” cake
|Recipe and reaction to follow!|
#231- Aug 18- Painted sky
|Spectacular sky during my early morning walk.|
#232- Aug 19- The bedroom revamp continues, with discount furniture!
#233- Aug 20- Arizona does sunsets well
|Maybe it’s the pollution, I don’t know, but I always enjoy Arizona sunsets, especially those taken after an evening swim with a dear friend!|
#234- Aug 21- Miracles happen
#235- Aug 22- Hasselback potatoes, sorta
#215-225- Domestic bliss
#201-214- The mostly airplane edition
#192-213- Just a week in summer
#159-191- A month of pixels
#150-158- Early summer in academia
#142-149- Good things, thank you!
#140-141- Weekend warriors