I'm not happy with the weather at all, but it could be worse. It's so hot that Rocky doesn't even want to go outside. We just came in from checking out the backyard, where I turned the sprinklers on. Steve set them up yesterday and as they moved around in an arc, they kept getting Rocky and me wet! I finally brought him indoors when he decided to make war on the sprinkler! He is getting to be so good about coming when called - he's working hard on his behavior and I am very pleased.
My plants are looking really good, but I can't decide whether to use a trellis for the squash plants to grow vertical, or to thin out the plants and let them sprawl.
I sold my house in NC about 10 years ago and went on the road pulling a 34' trailer. For the first two years I found volunteer jobs at various national parks, and since I have always loved visiting the national parks on my cross country trips, I have dozens of t shirts that I've accumulated. Today I decided that enough is enough - I got all the t-shirts out and selected approximately 20+ to donate, and 10 to keep. (That's not counting the ones that are in the laundry basket!) They filled a brown paper grocery bag! I now want to figure out what to get rid of next - I just have too much stuff and too many clothes. I have nothing dressy to wear if I should need it, but jeans, shorts, capris, t-shirts, etc. are filling the drawers and closets. I've been watching some youtubes of people who decided to become minimalist, and that appeals to me because I will never go back to my former life style. And if I need something to wear for a special occasion, I can simply go buy it.
I got rid of a lot of my possessions to be able to live in a 34' 5th wheel trailer, so I know I can survive with much less than I have right now. I may start thinning out the kitchen utensils and items in that category that I don't use anymore.
If any readers have experience in cutting down on possessions and clothing in order to live a more minimalist lifestyle, I'd be interested in your comments and suggestions.