Wednesday, September 12, 2012
mud pies anyone?
Monday was hot. Sun beating down. I'm sure I whined about it.
Tuesday, same as Monday.
This morning welcomed with clouds, rain, mud, rain, puddles, rain, rain... I'm not going to complain. We need it, and I'm sure the flora and fauna are happy. I'm wondering if something's going on with the neighbors, though.
I don't know my neighbors all THAT well. They keep to themselves for the most part, and on the occassions I've talked with them, they're friendly. The woman has a son from a previous marriage who is Meego's age and lives there most of the time, and he and Meego walk to and from the school bus together. They don't hang out all that much, though.
But lately the yard's gone to crap. Just overgrown and weedy, giving the house that unoccupied look if not for the many vehicles out front. Local deer have been enjoying the all-you-can-eat buffet, but even that hasn't made a noticeable dent.
I'm not one to go all CODE on the neighbors. If I was, I'm more concerned about the RV they keep parked in front of the fire hydrant...*ahem*... but I'm just wondering if things are okay over there.
A couple of weeks ago, I noticed that the front end of one of their vehicles was completely smashed in, but I have glimpsed both husband and wife out and about, and son is going to school. So I guess everyone is okay? Just not in the mood to mow?
Oh well, I've been indoors for most of the day because of the constant drip outside. The morning's crosswalk duty taught me that the waterproofing in my hiking shoes is spent, so as soon as the shoes dry off, I'll give them another treatment. They should be dry in about 3 days...
Also, I learned that June has an awesome umbrella, much better than mine. I've got umbrella envy now.
Bike Lady was there like the trooper she is.
So now I feel a bit wimpy for staying inside so much and inadequate in the umbrella department. But at least the lawn's mowed and the pets seem happy.
Unless we count the mice as pets. <-- Warning: it's a video of the snake feeding. Disclaimer: a mouse most certainly was harmed in the filming of this video.