There was some asparagus for dinner, which is something I'd also forgotten, but I remembered it before it went bad. There is more in the bag, and I'm going to try to remember that too. Pointy vegetables can add some excitement to an otherwise dull day, and Wednesday was pretty dull. Well, there was one other bit of excitement, when I sat in the chair too long without moving, and when I finally got up my left hip felt like it wanted to be replaced, which isn't going to happen, and it took about ten minutes before I could walk properly again. Hip pain is not the sort of excitement I want. Asparagus is much more pleasant.
It's looking like I'll be sleeping the middle out of today, too, but since it's going to get up to 97 degrees that's not entirely a bad thing. The air has also remained surprisingly clean in the mini-metropolis, which is a good thing for us, but a bad thing for the other places that are getting our share of the smoke. Parts of the bay area and the San Joaquin Valley are suffering some serious air pollution. Chico isn't even getting the noise of the firefighting planes, as the fires are all too far away now. It has turned oddly placid here over the last few weeks. Maybe we should eat more asparagus.
Oh, late Wednesday evening I heard a flock of ducks fly over. It seems a bit early for them to return. I wonder how they will fare in a desiccated region full of flames?