Weather in Maine (and everywhere) has been steamy. The sun bakes the air, the hot air rises, then cools, the cool air falls to the earth, the wind blows like crazy. Follow with a thunderstorm, clouds, and the calm that descends over the lake in the evening and you have the elements for a dramatic sunset.
This spring I built an Adirondack chair, based on a template I created from a chair given to use by one of the builders of our house in Maine. Talking about this with a few people I learned that some don’t know what an Adirondack chair looks like, or don’t know it by that name. So here it is, already a bit dirty:
It’s hard to concentrate on course preparation with this right outside the door:
Hail–or wicked heavy rain–shredded the leaves from these hostas.