Posted in July 2009

Heatwave

The thermometer in the northwest of the U.S. has nudged (and sometimes tipped over) the 100F mark for the past few days now. As an Aussie girl yearning for a ‘real’ summer’s day, I was equally thrilled (It’s hot!) and amused (Will the people here please stop freaking out?) when I saw the forecast. But … Continue reading

Musings from Minnesota

“Summer time and the living is easy…” Gershwin had it right. When the days are hot and the breezes are cool, when lakes are glassy and the loons call out at dusk, when you’re sipping beer and reading on the deck, life is easy. A few days ago, Ben and I got back from a … Continue reading