My summer so far
So far I've only had 6 days below 100 f. up to 106 on my back porch, and 2 1/2" of rain during the month of June and the 1st half of July. Over 100 with no rain predicted for the next seven days. Not much in my garden that isn't burned and dry. We're always several degrees hotter than the officail DFW weather taken at the airport only about 20 miles east. Officially we've had 19 days over 100. The second hottest summer on record and we have 1 1/2 months to go. I've documented the record 1980 in blog "Too Hot, Too Soon" Thank goodness for AC. Hipe the power grid hulds up.
Life is good to me, so this is not a complaint. I have a wife of 49 years, daughter, and two dogs; all beautiful, who give me unconditional love. No man ever had a better son who died at 43 while doing his 6 mile morning run. My older dog is wearing down and may not last much longer. I spent six days in the hospital over July 4th, because of internal bleeding that required tranfusions of blood and iron. My back and leg pains are caused by stinosis for which I had surgery in 1993. I'll take care of that before long. I compare myself to a 1936 Oldsmobile, a great car, but is in need of an overhaul and detailing.
Thanks to great physicians I was back on my feet, mowed and edged the lawns, and cleaned a section of my garden in preparation for fall planting. The trees and lawn grass is still verdant thanks to 100 percent organic care for about 30 years.
I'm looking forward to a fall garden when everything will turn green and provide healthful organic produce for our well being and enjoyment. I believe in love.
Stay upbeat and natural,
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