Much of the day I spent tidying. I didn't want to have the computer on during an electrical storm, no matter how mild. Washing the dishes was a bit tedious as the waster heater pilot light is out again (the unit is scheduled to get cleaned tomorrow, and I hope the cleaning is sufficient to get it working) and I had to heat water on the stove, and then dole it out sparingly. At least I now know that I can wash dishes with a minimal amount of water, as long as I'm willing to take twice as much time to get the job done.
There are still some clouds tonight, and the moon is bright being just past full, sot he sky watching should be good. Last night was actually the peak of the Perseid meteor shower, but with the bright moon up all night this is a very bad year to try to see them. Still, there's always a chance that a big one will manage to appear. If none do, the drifting moonlit clouds will be sufficient. Plus there are plenty of crickets to listen to. The night should get fairly cool, and tomorrow night cooler still. The house is still pretty uncomfortable, even with the windows open and the fan on. Dinner will once again be microwaved.
Oh, speaking of microwaves, I microwaved some ordinary popcorn from a jar and it turned out great. I only recently found out that ordinary popcorn can be popped in the microwave. Put it in a brown paper bag and fold the bag shut. It takes quite a while to pop, but it turns out crunchy and tasty, and with no oil cooked into it I can put more butter on it than I usually put on pan-popped corn. So now that I know I don't have to dirty a pan, or use cooking oil, or buy those expensive, single-size, pre-packaged microwave popcorns, I'll probably have it more often.