August In Iowa

The State Fair closes today which is the rite of passage for many kids on their way to college, especially the farm kids who spent the last week showing livestock. Our school starts on Friday – seems impossible, doesn’t it? I’ve been watching a Prime Video series called Tin Star which takes place during the winter in cold Alberta, Canada and it makes me afraid of winter just thinking about it. And of course, it is coming – that’s the reason I hate fall – it’s just the hint of life to come.

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Happy Birthday, Charlene!

I almost forgot! Today is my friend, Charlene’s, 90th birthday! HAPPIEST OF BIRTHDAYS, Charlene Sexton! She’s visiting her daughter in Atlanta so I hope she’s still reading the blog. She lives in Wichita Falls, TX and no, we’ve never met in person but we’re great email friends.

Happy 90th and many more, Charlene!