Pat Shingleton: "The Clothes Line..."
Just 40 days remain in the summertime season. Once we roll-out-of August and in September some "teaser' days can be expected. These are days when a freak cold front slides by, knocks down our temperature and humidity and provides a comfortable Fall tease. However, the summertime convective showers will be with us, customarily popping a shower here and not there... Years ago my brothers and I would settle in to enjoy episodes of the “Three Stooges” on rainy summer afternoons. However the respite was short-lived when the soggy weather pattern advanced to the next day. The early morning began with the traditional hearty breakfast and with baseball games canceled Mom directed us to seasonal chores; cleaning the basement, attic and garage. A large compliment of tools and lawn equipment were moved as the garage floor was swept. The basement was swept down, hosed down and straightened. Those were the chores then and except for the basement, it will be a chore this weekend.
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