August 15th, 2013


Poem for Thursday and Fair Pigs

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It's tax-free shopping week in Maryland, so after they got back from lunch with my father while I got various things done, I took my kids out looking for back-to-school clothes. We met my mother at the mall and went to Old Navy, Sears, Macy's and Nordstrom, but the stores have almost no sweaters in stock and no winter coats, so we didn't accomplish much tax-free shopping. We did, however, accomplish frozen yogurt and figure out that it's Vineyard Vines who has whales on their (overpriced) shirts.

The weather was magnificent all day -- we had the windows open all afternoon and it actually got cool in the evening, so much so that Adam went out to cook hot dogs with his friend who is house-sitting for someone with a fire pit. I saw several bunnies in the afternoon and Adam saw another after dark running away from the front of our house as he brought me a s'more. We watched Broadchurch, which is very well-acted though not a happy show. From the county fair, some happy piggies:

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