A week ago she left us. Black, beautiful, strong and long legged Julchen. We loved her dearly.
With the wildlife situation in the desert being slightly different than in other climes, it might happen that you walk down the hallway to you bedroom and encounter a lizard with the body language of someone/something not quite knowing where they/it are. Such encounters have to do with the summer and the heat. And the…
Early Sunday Evening
Drink: Whiskey SourMusic: Cowboy BebopWeather: Can’t decide between Monsoon storm and desert heat Yes, desert living does have it’s charm. And no, it is not boring 🙂
I always say: “No, one never gets used to the heat, but one learns how to handle it.” The other day I read the complaint of someone (in Germany) about the excessive heat in the person’s house. 28 C! Imagine! Pure hell! Nobody can live like that! 28 C = 82 F… Let’s put it…
Goodbye Spectrum, Hello Frontier
Writing this in case anyone in the Coachella Valley is trying to decide between Spectrum and Frontier. TL/DR is Frontier wins, Spectrum loses. So it was finally a farewell to Spectrum. We had been with them in Culver City simply because the TV portion was paid through our HOA fees. That was based on a…
Raise the glasses! Let the champagne flow!
It’s Always The Heat
“You stay in your air-conditioned house, until you need to go out. Then you get into your air-conditioned car and drive to an air-conditioned store.”