Thursday, April 28, 2011

Hey! Guess What?

The wind abated.  It didn't stop, but it's down to what the Ol' Man useta call a "Dull Roar," meaning a constant speed of 15 mph with gusts of 20.  So... we have our awning down and are taking Happy Hour on the verandah today, for the first time in I-don't-remember-when.  Srsly.  I really cannot remember the last afternoon we spent outside with book, beer, and cigar.  But let's not complain, let's simply enjoy.

We look a LOT like this today...


Only with different glasses.

8 comments:

  1. We're about 10°F degrees cooler, but the wind's about the same and expected to remain so through the weekend.
    BTW- what are ya readin'?

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  2. BTW- what are ya readin'?

    Mostly the WSJ, but I'm still workin' on the first installment of Mark Twain's autobiography... in fits and starts.

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  3. Best not be complainin', we got snow AGAIN today. This truly has been a record breaking winter.
    Still looking forward to outdoor happy hours.

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  4. Life is good, my friend!

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  5. We started the day in Houston where it was beautiful and drove across TX in to OK - just a gorgeous day all the way.

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  6. Deb: No complaints here! But I'd be goin' nuts, were I in Calgary.

    Glenn: It's good, indeed.

    Lou: Were the bluebonnets out?

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  7. Either it was late for bluebonnets or they dried up and blew away. Since we have finally gotten a bit of rain things are greener, but not many wildflowers this year.

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  8. It might already be too late for the bluebonnets, Lou. That's too bad, innit?

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