rejectomorph (flying_blind) wrote,
rejectomorph
flying_blind

Chiller Still

Another chilly night has fallen. I still haven't finished raking the walnut leaves, and I ought to do it soon. The next chance of rain is Monday afternoon, and the chances increase Monday evening and Tuesday. I could end up with a load of soggy leaves and days to cold for them to dry out. The mulberry leaves in the front yard are now thickly strewn as well, but they'll just have to wait. I'm not up to raking two lawns. Mulberry leaves are pretty soggy to begin with, so getting wet won't make them that much worse.

Tonight I absolutely intend to make something in the oven, probably macaroni and cheese. My lack of energy recently has left me eating out of cans and the microwave, and that in turn is probably helping to keep my energy low. But the cold night is making me crave a properly cooked meal enough that I can probably get my act together long enough to make one.

Not long after sunset I heard coyotes yipping and howling in the orchard at the end of the block. The commotion lasted less than a minute. I hope none of my feral cats were down there.
Subscribe

  • Reset Twenty, Day Six

    The weather was mildish, but I didn't feel particularly good Sunday, so I didn't do anything. One of the things I didn't do was charge my phone, so…

  • Reset Twenty, Day Five

    Near sunset Saturday there was thunder and some sprinkles, and the driveway got wet enough to turn black and shiny before the stormlet passed. I…

  • Reset Twenty, Day Four

    After the septic pump truck woke me up just before ten o'clock Friday morning, I tried functioning for a few hours but finally fell back into bed…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 3 comments