361: Seasonal fire and rain

The rain has returned, and it looks like it’s here until tomorrow morning.  It’s chilly too.  It would be a good day to light a fire in the fireplace.  I have been slightly (just oh-so-slightly) tempted to turn on the heat to take the edge off the chill and damp, but I can’t bring myself to do it on a day that is still counted, according to the calendar, as a summer day.  Besides, we recently pre-paid our heating fuel bill for this upcoming season of cold, and that stuff ain’t cheap.  I’m going to be investing in fleece and other things to keep warm this winter.

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