Month: July 2023

Surprising Sprouts

This is my eleventh summer in Virginia, but I’m still surprised at how things grow in abundance.  Today I noticed a sprout in the door frame.  The door frame!  As I studied it, I noticed another one nearby in the crack of the deck floor.  Ah! “Anything will grow well in this Virginia humidity,” I …

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The Dehumidifier Habit

“While we’re out of town,” my neighbor kindly asked, “will you please come empty our dehumidifier?”  During the hot and humid Virginia summer, their basement becomes moldy.  The dehumidifier decreases the moisture.  Their front door is only steps away from mine, so it wasn’t a big ask.  She warned, “you might need to go over …

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