According to my temperature gauge, it hit 109 degrees on my deck yesterday! The official high was only around 105 degrees. Then today, on my walk after work, I was wishing I would have worn a jacket! Minnesota weather keeps you on your toes.
Most of my plants were doing okay after the heat wave and I made myself some tea that I’m enjoying right now. I used chocolate mint, peppermint and regular mint leaves, along with half of a stevia leaf for sweetness. It’s, as you would expect, minty-fresh.
Cirrus as whispy as chick down, lies amongst spoonfuls of cumulus vanilla ice cream floating on a saucer of blue. The sun, feeling overshadowed, kicks off a fiery ball of attitude.
I’m not sure whether it’s obvious, but I’m feeling a bit disjointed. The truth is, I’m spent.
Definition of spent from the Free Online Dictionary:
1. Used up; consumed: a spent youth.
2. Having come to an end; passed: a spent era of opulence.
3. Depleted of energy, force, or strength; exhausted: At the end of the hot day the spent workers slept under a shady tree.
4. Nautical Of or relating to a vessel at the end of a voyage, with fuel, stores, and water consumed and cargo discharged.
Yes, that says it all. but I’m not sure what my status exactly means. What I do know is that something has to change. An adjustment really. Get things back into alignment. Take some time to breathe.