Well, the first day of school went well yesterday. Both kids liked their teachers and their classmates (so far), and the school gave out popsicles to all the students because it has been in the 90s and HUMID this week. Alex said there were four fans going in his room.
No homework for the kids – just for me. All the usual bits and pieces of paper to look over and/or fill out and/or sign. I did all that right away, just to get it over with.
And today? Today will be another humid one, with rain (Hurricane Earl side effects) on the way, so instead of painting a side of the garage today as I’d planned, I’m going to make salsa to can. Because, as I mentioned to my sister a moment ago, it’s JUST NOT HUMID ENOUGH!
We’ve got a ton of tomatoes that need something done to them, and lots of our assorted chili peppers are ripe, too. We’ve got cilantro growing as well (some reseeded itself), and we have shallots and small onions – I just need lime juice (which – yay, me – I have frozen in ice cube sized chunks in the freezer! Actually it’s Yay, Bill! because he’s the one who squeezed all the limes) and I’m good to go.
That’s about it for the moment. Have to make the kids’ lunches and get them
out of the house off to their second day of school, and then get going on the salsa before I change my mind and spend the day in the air-conditioned basement.