An odd kind of day yesterday for some reason. You know when you have those days that you just cannot seem to get into anything but you don't know why. Well it was one of those.
The weather was horrid again - for the third day in a row it rained more than you can imagine. The driveway was like a lake a couple of times because the rain was coming down so hard and so quickly that the water just couldn't drain off quickly enough.
I sure hope that it clears up soon!
I'm glad you were amused by the squirrel story that I shared yesterday. I didn't see him at all yesterday - Mr Squirrel - I think the rain kept him inside his little house.
Stuck indoors yesterday I tried to get on with a few things. I did my meal planning for September and went and got the meat for the month - forgetting a couple of important things! My mind really wasn't on the task in hand properly at all.
I also started a new project - even though I am trying to finish others, but this is a quick one. Any guesses??? This is very close up by the way!
After looking out at the rain I took a photo of this combination that I have shown you before, but it looked so good today, even in the rain. Verbena Bonariensis - the purple - and Choisya - the yellowy green.
I also sorted out the bookcase where I have all my novels. Yes, it seems that I have enough books to last for about the next 10 years at the rate I am reading them.... Better get faster at reading hadn't I! I also made a pile for the charity shop of books that I read years ago and am not going to read again.
Some books come, some go, and some stay forever and some only a short time!
One new book has come my way recently though. Look, isn't it a beauty!
I won this journal in a giveaway held by the lovely Vicky over at 2 Bags Full. Isn't it pretty!! I have no idea what I am going to write in it yet, but I will really enjoy using it when I do decide. Thank you so much Vicky, it really is so nice and so lovely of you to send it so far to me.
Oh, and a funny book coincidence that isn't really funny at all.... As I explained in my meal planning post - here - I choose two cookbooks to cook from each month. The totally random choices for September. The Pioneer Woman Cooks and Mary Berry Cooks. It was the "Cooks" that struck me. I am daft aren't I!!! Small things make me smile!
Once again I am late in reading blogs, but I am getting there - slowly! Just starting on those from Friday, so I will read, but please bear with me! And once again on the comment replying too! I do apologise, even though you will all tell me not to and I would say the same to you!
Later in the day I lit my candle, but it died. No more flame to be had! So there was nothing for it but to start a new one. A bit late in the summer for seaside, but we can hope can't we!!
Well that is about it for these random musings. Oh, and I will remind you again on Friday, but just in case you don't stop by then - or I don't post! - Five On Friday will be starting up again on Friday 4th September. So start to get your Five thinking caps on ready to join in! Details can be found on the Five On Friday page via the link at the top of the sidebar. Or click the badge in the sidebar to go to read my posts. Anyone is welcome to join in.
Hope you are all having a good week. Happy Hump Day! I will leave you with some flowers from Friday!