Category Archives: Daily Update

Daily Log, St. James’s Day 2016

St. James’s Day (25 July 2016), 10.58pm High: 100 Low: 79 Precipitation: None It’s been a week since the last update, but it’s been for good reason. Sallie Jo has been a handful this last week, not wanting to fall … Continue reading

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Daily Log, 18 July 2016

18 July 2016, 8.42pm High: 96 Low: 73 Precipitation: 1/4″ Woke up this morning to a day that was more-or-less precisely a mirror image of yesterday: a small shower in the overnight hours dampened everything and made the day obscenely … Continue reading

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2 September 2014

We roll into another month.  It’s still blazing hot.  This summer has been interesting, as a wet, mild June gave way to a normal July, which in turn gave way to a positively cool first week or so of August, … Continue reading

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Morning Update, 29 August 2014

The last week or so, it’s been hot and dry every day–but the mornings have been really, truly amazing.  No humidity, in the 60s to low 70s. Cool, refreshing, and wonderful. It’s been wonderful to get up in the morning … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Maintenance

Hard work and sweat this morning. It doesn’t seem like I did a whole lot, but here’s what’s happened this morning: Matt mowed and swept the pine straw into piles yesterday.  I took the pine straw piles and scattered the … Continue reading

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Quick Update

It has been a very humid and wet weekend.  Hopefully some sunshine will peek through over the next few days and help out all the plants.  Here’s a quick update of what’s going on in the yard and garden: Eunonymous … Continue reading

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Monday, 4 August 2014

Today, I decided to build a grape arbor. It wasn’t as sudden as all that.  As you’ve gleaned from other posts, Meredith and I have a large wild grape vine that has grown up a tree (or three), and grown … Continue reading

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2 August 2014

Another cool, rainy day. It’s incredible that the depth of summer in SC has, for the last few days, felt like early spring. We’ve been sleeping with the windows open, and the steady, beautiful rain has made the bright, dusty … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 30 July 2014

6.35am: The past two days have been studies in summer: Monday was brutally hot, so hot that I got up quite early to water and fertilize the plants. I’d be surprised if I didn’t get some funny looks from the … Continue reading

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Thursday, 24 July 2014

A hot midsummer day, clear and bright (the thermometer is correct, the hygrometer is not. It’s never accurately given the humidity). Yesterday was much the same.  After two days of almost constant rain earlier in the week and rolling, violent … Continue reading

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