So hot… even the birds looked miserable.
Today was the hottest yet. It’s like walking around with a blanket over me.
I miss John Ashcroft. He used to tell me to go about my daily business even though chemical, biological, or nuclear destruction could rain down on me at any time.
I realized today that I’ve never heard the phrase “heat wave” in Mississippi.
I spent the last two days holding myself hostage inside my apartment.
Heat, humidity, and mosquitoes continue to make my workday miserable. It’s hard to muster a lot of enthusiasm in the morning. I took a belated pack test yesterday morning. I finished in 38:29, a personal best. I probably could have knocked a minute or more off in cooler weather. Even at 8 o’clock in the […]
The fort is full of mosquitoes. We’ve had a lot of rain in the past week or so. The drainage is poor, so there are huge puddles on the parade ground and the grass is getting long. I was savaged today as I hoisted the flag. I no longer have a left ankle, just mosquito […]
I had a damned good time in Georgia with my friends. It was a long drive though.
Hurricane Dennis is headed for the exact same spot Ivan plowed into last summer. Except right now Dennis is stronger. We finished shutting down the park today, and I’ve been dismissed from work until the storm passes. I’m heading for Georgia tomorrow to see some friends there. More later.
It’s been hot and busy this weekend. But since my days off this summer are Monday and Tuesday I won’t have to deal with it tomorrow!
There are these tiny crabs–I think they are called square-backed crabs (I called them green crabs in NY)– that have been crawling all over the place at the bayou. They get into the building (down here in fetid marsh country everything gets into our visitor center including lizards and millipedes). The first time I saw […]
A child was riding around the complex on a strange bicycle: the front wheel was larger than the rear; the rider was seated toward the rear of the bike and reclined slightly–like someone on a Harley. I think the bike was supposed to look a little like a Harley. Anyway, just as I thought, “That’s […]