OK, so it's hot. About 95 right now, and tomorrow it will be in the low 100's. After all, it is June. It is warm enough that I am running the little sprinkler for the hens in the chicken yard as I saw poor Goldie with her beak agape and wings spread. It has to be tough laying an egg when it's so warm. The young ground squirrels are all over the shady porch, playing like all young mammals, or just hanging out.
We are never late risers, but now we are up before 5 and do whatever we do until lunch time when we each go our separate ways. Dan usually heads for his computer for a movie or a game, and I generally do a little cooking (bread or dinner prep) and then retire to the couch. In previous years I have knit or quilted, but neither are inspiring right now. I think this is the year to be reading.
It has taken me years to sit down and read something for pleasure, something "frivolous" rather than reading to learn. I have read the entire Amelia Peabody series by Elizabeth Peters, twice, and have thoroughly enjoyed that. I just finished Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert, and enjoyed that too, though it was not fiction. I admit that I am selective with what I read, as I am picky with what I watch. I abhor violence, so that eliminates a bit. And, I would like to be entertained with a good story and some believable characters. So, if you have a suggestion for me, I welcome any comments.