Tuesday, July 24, 2012

tuesday, in which summer came back

26 degrees folks!  i don't know what that is in fahrenheit but it is hot!  so i'm going to find out now.  

oh geez.  forget i said anything.  especially those living in the midwest or arizona.  it was pleasant.  that was all.  a day where neither of the guys, nor myself, had to wear a fleece on the way to school.  not even long sleeve shirts. not even long pants.  not even socks.  none of it. not even at 8:30 in the morning!  (except that i did put on my standard uniform, which i later had to change out of because it was just so pleasant that i couldn't stand to be in jeans and a long sleeve shirt and smart wool socks and closed toe shoes in all that blaring pleasantness). 

somewhere, buried deep in greg's parent's basement is a set of popsicle molds.  perhaps with all the midwest heat, they went down there and dug them out.  but likely it's in some blue bin of ours, wondering if it isn't almost summer yet, and when it might be sitting in a nice, cold freezer again.  

and we were sort of wondering that first question ourselves and not once thinking of popsicles, until today.  after school william and i rode to the super best and picked out the biggest box of popsicles they sold-- a 10 pack assortment-- to celebrate the pleasantness that is 26 degrees celsius.  

william eating his popsicle... 


william eating greg's popsicle...


and me, out of the standard uniform, wearing a necklace my very thoughtful son made me at school today, after the water fight which he loved...


tonight, as if we didn't get enough sugar...

i can only take credit for having the idea.  greg thought them up and turned them into real cookies.

and now, let us hope that this summer will really last for the rest of the week!

3 comments:

nina said...

I had to smile. Such pale shoulders! We had a day of cool temps today: a high of only 81! (That's 27.2 C, in case you're losing your sense of Fahrenheit!)

Phyllis Noble said...

OK, I'm trying for about the 5th time to leave a comment. I just want to tell you that we've had a most pleasant rainy day here. Well, a rainy morning, anyway, an all-morning soaker, which is just what we needed!

So now I'm going to prove that I'm not a robot and then try to post this comment!

greg|regan said...

nina,
you gave it away. we were only in the upper 70's here yesterday. midwest cool is nordic hot. today it's supposed to hit 30! almost unheard of!

phyllis,
yay for the rain and for being able to post a comment! the computer gods took pity on you.