6.26.2006

Feelin hot hot hot....

We're having a "heat wave" up here in the northwest, record highs around 90 degrees for the past few days. It may not qualify as a heat wave in most parts of the country but keep in mind......we don't do air conditioning in Seattle. Growing up in Omaha it was crazy to me how most every house lacks air conditioning up here. We don't really need it I guess, the basement is pretty cool and we installed a high-quality plastic wading pool in the back yard for mid-afternoon Miller Time. I found out this weekend that I am actually training for a full Marathon, not just the half. Sue came over on Saturday and we took our long run of the week. We did five miles down on Alki Beach in the middle of the day. I barely made it, WOW it was hot!! We spent the rest of the day doing much-needed yard work. I have about a truck-load of huge "feed me seymour" weeds that we tore out of Rachel's jungle of a backyard. Rach also put in a nice little stone patio for her fire-pit. The rest of the night was occupied by drinking around the campfire in our own backyard. Today was my first day of school for the summer quarter. I'm taking Psychology and Drawing. I'm really excited about the drawing class, it's pretty laid back. It's three hours of each day sitting in the studio listening to music and playing with pencils and charcoal.

2 comments:

Big Daddy said...

I heard you guys almost hit 100. We're hot and dry out here in Colorado.

There's no way they would let us have a firepit ablaze these days.

Anonymous Midwest Girl said...

I LOVE that firepit. Rachel's pics of it are amazing. It looks professionally landscaped. Good job, you guys! :)