After a restless night I waken late, spring from bed to unlock the door for our daughter's early morning coffee visit, and as I do I hear a plaintive sigh throughout the hills and orchards - the night has come and gone and still no rain; no frost to redden the apples and change the drying leaves to gold. The clouds have departed and the light from the sun brightens the horizon in the east - come to sweeten the grapes, no doubt. At least no 'sour grapes' to complain about, but even they could do with a long refreshing night of rain.
That is the weather report for the day!
As I went to click the coffee pot to 'on' I passed the little loom on the kitchen table, and patted the woven part fondly. The rachet on the back loom doesn't hold the warp as tightly as I would wish, but we soldier on carefully, and I lose myself in the pleasure of the familiar back and forth of the shuttle and the closing of the reed.
It is Senior's Day at the local grocery shop and I have a great long list that astounds our daughter! "How can two people require so much"??????? Well, sometimes I forget Senior's Day all together, but this month I resolved to take advantage of the savings and added everything I could foresee we might need during the month, and that is how I will spend my 'free'morning, while Charles goes singing. He has had his regular Scott Joplin concert while he showered, so it is a musical morning for him and a social one for me, depending upon how many friends I meet at the grocer's..........one never knows how much time will be filled with chit chat during a shopping expedition.
Charles is off to sing, and I am off to shop and the sun shines brightly in a cloudless sky, reminding me that it is time to clean windows!