The Red Sox are almost ten games in front of the Yankees. That's waaaay too good to be true. Come August I have a feeling we'll want a few of those back. What sort of reception will Rocket Roger get when he pitches at Fenway June 1st? Heh heh heh...
ABC premiers a new show in prime time tonight- "American Bingo!" Network TV is now officially dead.
If you have missed it, the most important environmental news story flying under the radar is the mysterious die-off of American bees. Our neighbor is an apiarist and lost half his bees this year. The story has major implications for American agriculture. I'm assuming Katie Couric will be reporting on it... when?
Do you suppose Alberto Gonzales will be the next President of the World Bank?
It's been a beautiful week here in Happy Valley, but this weekend it's going to rain. Just one more argument for being self-employed and working from home- I spent half the work-week in the garden and will work at my desk all day Saturday and a half-day Sunday, and if the boss accuses me of slacking off, I'll tell myself to go shove it.
The front window box under the port cochere has always been a bit problematic as it gets no sun whatsoever, so this year I decided to try some ferns- we have about 6 billion ferns growing in the back and side yards, so if they don't winter over they can be replaced. Here's a view from the front stairs looking across the box back towards where Amy and I sit and have lunch in the front corner of the porch-
Have I mentioned lately how lucky we were to be able to sell the place in the city for a grossly inflated price and move out here to the country? God, this is a little piece of Heaven.