Hi folks, another week has slipped away on me. There have been a few interesting things going on here on my island of stone. Firstly, the weather is brutally hot. (For us, thirty plus. About eighty to ninety degrees for you American folk.)
To make matters worse, far to the northwest in Labrador there are forest fires burning out of control. The results? There’s so much smoke in the air you can look directly at the sun with the naked eye. See?
This is our red sun, or the smoky eye in the sky as seen from the field where we walk the dogs. All that smoke makes breathing a bit odd so I’ve been trying to avoid anything that would induce heavy breathing. (Stop laughing at me. I didn’t mean that. Sheesh)
On another note, a few days ago I hit a huge rock with the lawn mower and bent the blade double. Oh dear, now I can’t cut the grass until it gets fixed. I’m truly heartbroken. (snicker) Whatever shall I do???
Okay, enough silliness, on with the ROW80 check-in.
This past week I managed to write four thousand words. That’s about a thousand short of my weekly target this round. However, I did run back through the manuscript and inserted the big bad evil doer. I’m told his mischief is necessary to a good story. J
I also managed to read and comment on several blogs this week. The target is one a day and I have exceeded that. All in all, not a bad week at all.
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So let me know how you’re doing, folks and friends. I love to hear from all of you.