Monday, September 10, 2012

A Breath Of Fresh Air

Summer's back is finally broken. 

At last!  I can honestly say that the Summer of 2012 was a tough one to get through.

A strong cold front moved through Saturday night bringing much needed rain and much more welcome cool air.




I woke up Sunday morning to a crisp, humid 59 degrees.  (I swear I could hear Angels singing.)

The ground was still warm enough that we generated some fog early, but then it burned off to show puffy, white clouds and a spectacular blue sky.

I'll take it.  (Sending kisses to Heaven.)




I couldn't resist getting some yard work done.  It was just too tempting with the cooler breezes.  I have been "The High Priestess of Slugginess" these last few weeks of Summer.  Dynamite under my butt was no motivation to get out into the heat.  I was done...Deep Fried and crispy.  I couldn't take another hot breath.

It didn't matter that the garden was looking like an abandonded field.  Weeds are impossibly high everywhere right now.  The whole yard is a disaster area.

So since ya gotta start somewhere, SM and I decided to attack the trees, bushes and "landscaped" areas first.  We created quite the burn pile.




Tomorrow?  Since I have Mondays off, I hope to attack some of the foot high weeds and grass that is trying to reclaim my garden.




I expect you'll be doing the same.  Fun isn't it?

5 comments:

  1. tami - I also find in summer I'm more like a slug than a rabbit. But so glad you've got cooler weather :)

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  2. I can so relate to how you felt this summer. I think it was especially hard on us because way up here we're not at all used to the hot, muggy, thick, heavy (I could go on and on) schmucky-mucky weather we had. But the last week has convinced me it is over and done. 45 degrees this morning and we've got a small fire in the wood stove to take the chill off inside here. Yay for FALL!

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  3. Glad you finally got your cooler weather. Enjoy! And don't try and tackle it all at once...

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  4. Tami, I so share your sentiment! We have also had a dreadful summer here in central Ohio and when I woke up on Saturday to a cool, grey morning in the 50s I was singing hallelujah! Beautiful garden, thanks for sharing.
    Stephen@DelCoMG

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  5. Still waiting for cooler temps. Glad you were able to be productive without sweating too much!

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