Brutal but Good

It’s summer in Oklahoma. It’s hot – brutal hot. It’s 9pm and finally the temp is below 90F.

We just came in from harvesting in the lavender field. This time of year we have what we jokingly refer to as Summer Hours. Out early to work, inside for lunch and siesta, inside work, dinner and back out in the field from about 7pm until finished for the day. This evening we walked in from the new lavender beds – drenched in sweat and laughing about how insane we must be.

Just for something different let me tell you what I’ve been listening to on the ipod. I love my ipod – am thoroughly addicted to my ipod.

Podcasts or Radio Programs
The Splendid Table (3 episodes today alone)
Travel with Rick Steves
Sticks and String
Lime and Violet
Cast On
Quirky Nomads
Savage Love
This American Life

Anything and everything by Bruce Springsteen
Leonard Cohen
Seven Nations
Michael Franti
Sam and the Stylees
Truckstop Honeymoon
Monica Taylor

I would link all that up for you but I’m tired and I need an ice cold glass of tea. Stash brand Black Peach Tea to be exact.

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