November 8, 2009

Even though we’re running temperatures in the 90s here in the Valley of the Sun (October ran about ten degrees above average) you can tell the area has gone into fall mode:

While picking up Friday night dinner at the pizza joint down the street they were welcoming a couple of snowbirds back who had recently arrived from Canada. Given the economy the way it is, having the snowbirds back makes a huge difference.

When the temperature hits the 80s you actually see people wearing long pants and sweatshirts. I’ve never quite understood that…

Time to start working the ScaleTec into the pool chemical cycle. With the water temp at 62 degrees, no one’s going to be swimming anytime soon.

The lime and lemon trees got a much-needed trim, courtesy of Carmelo, landscaper extraordinaire. Seems this fall he’s picked up two more houses on our street, giving him a total of at least seven I know of. He’s tells me our front lawn is the best advertisement he can run.

Picked up some pine logs for the chiminea. Although some people have already started burning wood at night it’s still a little too warm for me. Heck – we’re still having to run our A/C just about every day. Not going to realize too much savings on the utility bills doing that.

Our rabbit Ginger leaped up into Little Half-Pint’s cage in the middle of the night last night. All I heard was a thump and some major commotion, so I leapt out of bed and found them starting each other down. Not that that has anything to do with fall, it’s just that busy bunnies know no season.

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