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The Dog Days of Summer

Mia Myers Myers

The Dog Days of Summer

There should be a horn worm competition at the county fair.  Mine need Spanx.  August sucks.  The ancient Greeks named it Dog Days of Summer, so sultry heat must have made them cranky too.  My chile peppers shut down (they'll rally when it cools down in fall).  The tomatoes are surly. But I'm raising a bumper crop of tomato horn worms.  God they're fat.  California has used up all its water, so they are making us take baths in buckets.  Actually, I'm thrilled to see my lawn turn brown.  Lawns belong at Downton Abbey, where there are sheep to keep...

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