Found our first scorpion inside the house, it was bigger than the ones I have been finding outside. I am glad we found that one, I’m not happy it was inside the house, we have been working on tightening up the house, putting up screens and such. But in spite of all the bugs, I am still happy to be living here.
It’s been H O T! Fortunately the humidity is typically low, right now it’s 95 degrees F and 16% humidity, the wind is blowing so it’s all good. I’ve been heating our dinners outside using the sun, I still don’t have a proper solar oven, so I have been using a black roasting pan, it gets plenty hot. Yesterday heated a turkey and dressing meal (pre-made), these are supposed to be heated in a microwave, I had been heating these in boiling water (anyone remember boil-in-bag meals?). I took them and set them inside the black roasting pan and set it out in the sun, it gets toasty hot in about an hour. I wanted more dressing/stuffing, so I got some Stove Top, divided it between 2 plastic containers with lids, I added enough water, put the lids on them, shook them up and put them in the roasting pan too. Everything was hot and good.
Hmmm, let’s see, what else has been happening… we ate dinner at our friends house the other night, I’ll call him JB and her PB, they are a very nice couple. She made homemade spaghetti, she is a very good cook! They have lots of kids, started late in life, I can’t imagine raising young kids now, our (respective) kids are grown and living their own lives (even having their own kids). Anyhoo, their kids are great, and quite unusual out here, there just aren’t many kids living out here. Oh well… JB is helping us with some material, he has quite a spread with lots of stuff, some might call it a mini junk yard, but it’s all good stuff, and he seems to know what he has and where it all is. We saw him today on our way to the mailbox, we saw him outside and stopped by to say HI, he is really a very nice guy.
Oh well, enough rambling for now… don’t seem to have much to say. I’ll try harder next time… :)
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