Today is the first truly hot day of the year.
It's actually scarier than it sounds.
Already the shades have been going up and, following true, more this year than last.
In the summer, when the kids are out of school, we'll shift the studio hours so that we're closed during the hottest hours of the day. This will save some energy.
Poppet and raven read Poe.
Truly we hope that sometime this year we'll make the switch to solar power for the studio.
Today I stood very still for a few moments, watching waves of heat shimmering off the decking outside, feeling the approach of another summer.
Some work was done these last few days. Don't know if the titles will line up with the pieces, but you'll match them up.
"Turn it off, read a book."
It's the weirdest thing, living here in a desert with goth sensibilities. But it's an odd juxtaposition of opposites that creates an energy, maybe a specific one.
I hear children in the pool. That means the water is shaded now, and calling. ---------Later
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