Category Archives: weather

I hate summers with heat and bugs

I’m making an official announcement.  I hate summer with the continual muggy heat, the unending list of biting bugs, and the sheer misery of it all as I retreat indoors to our tiny box with air conditioning.  Small space is … Continue reading

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Too small

We’re having a record breaking heat wave.  Lovely.  Especially on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, as if it wasn’t hot enough normally. Outside, we have some choices. Too damned hot. Really too damned hot. Ridiculously damned hot. Almost tolerable but swarmed … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning micro style!

When you live in a small space, it rapidly can become cramped, chaotic, and collect dirt.  Forget the vacuum and broom–the dirt is under, behind, between, and betwixt.  Dust collects, items can’t be found, and stuff…is everywhere! There is no … Continue reading

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Thunderstorm

A thunderstorm moved in this evening, after threatening to do so all day.  It was a bit frightening, and made me realize how awful it would be to have to weather a truly severe storm, such as a tropical storm … Continue reading

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Home again

We went camping.  For five days.  It rained a lot.  Our tent leaked.  It was cold.  The wind blew. Yeah, that was it.  In short sentences like I was 9 all over again.  But we live in a travel trailer … Continue reading

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Warm weather, anti-bark collar, and seeds

Warmth has returned to the Gulf Coast.  I’m not sure what I think about that.  We went from freezing to needing the air conditioner, which is hardly fair!  Still, its nice to be outside when the no-see-um gnats aren’t dining … Continue reading

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Weather and spring fever

Okay, so the Gulf Coast doesn’t get horrendous winters with snowfall measured in feet.  That doesn’t mean that spring fever can’t strike! Its been cold and damp this winter, with several nights in a row qualifying as “hard freezes”.  For … Continue reading

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