September 01, 2017
Cold Enough For Jeans
By mid-afternoon the inside house temperature was 68°, with a slight breeze and all the windows open. I decided to change from shorts to jeans because it was that cold and was getting uncomfortable . Monday it will be back in the mid 80's for a high. It was a lazy afternoon with a long phone call from a friend, some pasta, a hound walk and a siesta.
It's hard to believe the trees are shedding their leaves already. I think raking leaves may be one of the things I like least to do. I'll rake them multiple times and might burn them in the middle of the driveway again instead of raking all of them up top.
I can't remember the exact year I cut these shrubs down. I had to be have been around 2012 or 2013, after idiot Mike burnt them to the point that they didn't grow back. The thing is, I cut them to ground level. I have lost that much ground in the last 4-5 years due to bank erosion.
All of this tall ragweed will die, turn brown and be dry enough to burn in a few months if not next April.
Stella doesn't like 'wandering' the field but she likes to find deer scat to eat. That is all she does anymore and rarely did that the first year I had her.
If it doesn't rain harder tonight, I will be watering these tomorrow. Not quite dead as I see some new blooms. Will they come back next spring or are they one year wonders?
I cannot believe that this area is the nicest part of the yard after being under heavy brush for 16 years.
Heidi made it outside for a camera shoot.
Tonight will be college football with Washington starting in about an hour. There are a few other games going on at the same time. Then Saturday will be a day full of college football.
Life is good today in 'the tropics' of Southern Indiana.