Dog Days of Summer


     According to, the dog days of summer are those hot, sultry days between late July and early September.   Well, we’ve got ’em!  The highs here Thursday and Friday were between 104° and 106°.  The house was closed up early and the air conditioner cranked away for the most of the […]


     The girls and I were quiet yesterday.

The More Things Change

      The more things change, the more they stay the same.  My last post, in early July, found us enjoying temperatures in the triple digits.  Today’s high was expected to be 104.  I know that it was 101 in my backyard in the early afternoon.  Yet, it is August, and the California state fair is […]