Summer is Here
June 8, 2011 § 6 Comments
On the weekend we cleaned up the deck, organized the furniture in the gazebo and opened the pool. I also got a new deck Gnome, though he is still at the moment nameless.
And as though it were on ceremony to welcome the gods of summer, this week we get our first heat wave. Yesterday the humidex reached 34C (93 F for my Imperial friends) and this afternoon the actual temperature will reach that with a humidex of 43C (that’s 109.4 F).
They’re predicting 40% chance of thundershowers for the next 24 hours but I’m not holding my breath. Last time they called for thunderstorms we got a tiny little kaboom and only about 15 minutes of downpour. The power didn’t even go out. That is not my idea of a rockin’ thunderstorm. 😉
In any case, it’s too hot to sit outside and enjoy my deck and the pool is still not quite ready (ph balance or something Hubby says) to swim in. So, it’s inside with the curtains closed and the fans on just puttering about. I must say though, between all the rain during the spring and now the heat, I am getting a lot of little things done around the house.
The long ago forgotten projects that were less important then are now getting done. Changing a few outlet covers, hanging new curtains, purging boxes and boxes of old toys, games and clutter. None of it seems like much at the time (except the Lego…it’ll be awhile before I want to even look at Lego) but I’m starting to notice the slowly evolving upgrade from a family home with two small children to a family home with just one teen.
I must say that I’m liking it, a lot! 😀