Sunday, August 03, 2008

Over The Weather

For the last week the heat index has been over 100. With August comes some of the most miserable of all of the summer weather. It's especially hard since summer will sometimes last until September or October. Yuck. It doesn't look like we'll be moving anytime soon so I endure the special torture of looking out at a bright, sunny day knowing that it is in the high 90s and unsuitable for most forms of life. There is always music to pass the time, though, and I have created another iMix for your listening pleasure. You can click here or click the picture of my nano on the sidebar. It's got a melancholy quality to match my mood as of late, but sometimes you just need that kind of music.

Things haven't been all about the heat, though. We went out on Friday to my favorite pub and Luke helped me pick out some songs on the jukebox. They have quite a good collection, including a Belle and Sebastian album!

Luke also receive a toy that has become his favorite. Despite the hundreds of dollars that family and friends have spent on things that talk, light up and tell you your future, the plastic water bottle full of sparkles and jingle bells is the biggest hit so far. He loves it. He was happily playing away in his car seat (we keep it on the stroller in the kitchen) the other day when the noise abruptly stopped. I turned around and saw this:


Luckily I had my camera, because I knew that M would never believe me.

There's a Cubs game on. They're first place in their division. Maybe that's really the reason I feel so out of sorts. I'm not sure how to function in a world where my Cubbies are....dare I say it....contenders. I'll put that thought out of my head. I've known the disappointment of too many Octobers. I'll just enjoy this game and not think about the next. Yet.

7 comments:

The Broken Man said...

That will be going onto our toy list! if the wife lets me use something made out of plastic!

Fertilized said...

i LOVE the toy! so sorry the weather is so sucky!

Sassy said...

I love that last photo. So funny and such a cutie.

Anonymous said...

Hey kate - love the pictures - the weather in OK also sucks, so i'm right there with you. hang in there, after august, it sometimes feels better. sarah chimblo

Chris said...

I hear you loud and clear on the weather thing. It's awful.

Picture is too cute. What a handsome little man!

Natasha said...

that toy looks cool and I will be keeping that mind for future reference! Priceless photograph!

Piccinigirl said...

Luke, seriously could you get ANY cuter??? Love the pic.