Tuesday, June 8, 2010
And talk about energy efficient. No need for air conditioning--just a quietly whirring ceiling fan and those sweet cross breezes.
It helps that we're naturally early risers. The the chorus of songbirds that begins at first light can be overwhelming. It softens to gentler tweets as morning comes full on, and by that time, we're up and about our business too.
When the nights start to chill, we’ll add blankets, then a down comforter, and finally an electric blanket. That’ll get us well into November. We will move back inside when we can no longer read at night without our hands freezing.
For now, we’re waiting for the first Screech Owls to arrive—they are willing conversationalists when you know how to talk to them. And sleeping outside has taught us how.