Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

Straight-line Winds

Sunday evening a surprise storm sauntered in from the east. The wind blew up to 60 miles an hour. Our trees were spared, but many neighbors lost a branch or even a tree.  Our decision years ago to use Crape Myrtles rather than large trees looks like a good one. The storm broke a spell of 105 degree F. days, a bit warm if not entirely unseasonal for us.

I remain busy at work, but plan to take a day off soon.

Last night in our backyard I saw a Brown Thrasher, which makes bird number 88 in this year's county list. I may not reach 100 species, though I have done so for the past five years, but we'll see.

Beatrice enjoys three meals a day from a canned food called Aging Care. She seems to be fairly
doing well, though signs of old age abound.

from Dreamwidth, because two posts of the same text are twice as nice
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