I just can't help feeling that we are having all of our summer weather now. Yesterday we spent the afternoon visiting friends and eating a long leisurely lunch outdoors, under a big tilleul or linden tree. It was warm and pleasant in the shade. It would have been too hot in the sun.
Weather forecasts say this weather will continue until at least the end of the week. That means I need to go out and do some watering. And it gives me plenty of time to till up the last two garden plots this week. Walt has 47 (!) tomato seedlings ready to go into the garden, along with 30 or so aubergine (eggplant) and some squash, cucumber, and various other plants.
Meanwhile, I finished the painting upstairs but I still have three more doors to paint. I'll put them on sawhorses down in the
garage and do them there, if Bertie will let me. I don't need an abundance of short black cat hairs sticking to every painted surface. It should be interesting.
When we first saw
the house and moved in,
not only the walls
and ceilings but also
the door panels were
covered in the same