Flowers to flowers to flowers…. kitchen, dining room, and deck. I have two peony bushes that are laden with heavy, huge flowers. I try to relieve them of the flowers at every opportunity. They smell divine.
And there I was again this morning, trying to get a photo of this beautiful rose bud. It is a fragrant cloud. When it blooms it is such a stunning color of red-orange, I haven’t found a way to photograph it. It just looks crazy. Today I finally focused on the rose, but got all the ugly dirt and rocks as a background… you will note that I tried to blur them out.
It is super hot and I had made a pact with myself that I was not going to use my central air this summer. My house was 86 degrees inside when I went to bed last night, it got up to 99 yesterday. I am not sure it is worth saving a few bucks to suffer like this. And then I remember that most of my life I have not had central air. I never had a car with AC until 2000. I don’t think we can live without those things anymore. But I am trying…. I may very well turn it on before I leave the house this morning so that I can come home at the end of the day to an inhabitable living space.
I am registered for a half-marathon this weekend. I have a room reserved Estes Park. I was really looking forward to it, but now I am considering not going. I am so done with running. But I did put in 75 miles worth of training in May, and it seems silly to waste that. I would also like another medal to add to my collection. The room, the t-shirt, and the medal – those are my only motivations. Sad.
B-O-R-I-N-G – it may not be fun to read, but it sure is nice to write.