Checking the forecast for the rest of this week, we see nothing but storm clouds with rain and low temps day and night, but then next week (please, please, pretty please), it should warm up.
This spring weather (ha!) is very reminiscent of the cooler climate (even well into summer) we experienced when we first moved up here forty years ago. (It's a wonder we toughed it out and survived.) Weather does go in cycles and I'm beginning to wonder if this is the start of another cycle of cooler summers. Certainly good if you don't like hot, humid weather, but more of a challenge if you depend on gardening to supply a good amount of your food for the year.
Speaking of delicious food, I got notification my 200 new strawberry plants were shipped yesterday. Funny, back in March when I ordered them, mid-May didn't sound like it would be too early for planting. Now I fear they may have to cool their
But don't you worry about us wandering around aimlessly with nothing to do. Seems we're never at a loss for keeping ourselves occupied.
We've started demolition on our deck which we need to replace this year. (Yes, it truly does need replacement.) I've taken lots of pictures which I'll get up in a post soon.
Well, anyway, this weather is good for something. Sleeping! It's so exceptionally hard to pull oneself out of bed on these gray, cold mornings. If we were wise (Yeah, yeah, IF!) we'd find a way to stock up on the rejuvenating hours of shut-eye because we'll need them