I can imagine the heat, Jim: oppressive and difficult to move in. My mother is
in Portugal where the temperature will be pretty high before too long but she
lives in a Portuguese farmhouse which has thick walls.
> On 30 May 19, at 23:16, Jim Nichols <jhnichols@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> After overheating in this record matching heat about 10 days ago, I've been
> mostly silent. The birds don't show up, the flowers have dried up, the
> airport ramp is too hot, and all I do is stay in air-conditioning and read
> library books. My Buddleia won't have blooms for another month, so no
> butterflies are stopping by. The only blooms I have are the clusters on
> Nandina bushes, also known as Heavenly Bamboo, that eventually result in red
> So, just to show my shutter still clicks, here is the Nandina. I actually
> saw a large bee on one of these clusters, but that was while looking out the
> kitchen window. No competition with Philippe's kitchen view!
Themed Olympus Photo Exhibition: http://www.tope.nl/