Archive for August 2021

Summer chairs

Summer chairs
These last days of August, it is such a gift to sit outside, under a tree, in a folding summer chair! There are all kinds of summer chairs–the Adirondack chair with canvas cushions printed with sailboats, that makes one think of a lake house; a lounging chair with woven fabric or plastic strips that would... Read more »

These are the dog days

These are the dog days
Now come  the dog days of August, days of  heat and humidity, sweat and thunder. Days of ripening tomatoes and milkweed pods. Days of monarch butterflies, evenings of fireflies and dog day cicadas.  The term dog days comes from the dog star Sirius,  which is visible in the night sky at this time.  You can... Read more »