1. Aha! I seized upon the idea and ran out to the garden with a handful of wet paper napkins. I wrapped every tomato that was just beginning to blush with a wet napkin. I read this internet suggestion to prevent the scourge of Mockingbirds that are pecking away at our ripening tomatoes.
2. The dill plants are shoulder high and the flower heads are heavy with seeds. When I walk through them they rattle and brush my arms like heavy beads. I return to the house covered in dill perfume.
3. I thought I was the only one who didn't "get" the movie. Was it over my head? Am I not intellectual enough? I left the room for something better to do. Tess had already made her exit and in a little while Steve quits it as well. I'm glad I wasn't the only one.