I slept late as I often do while everyone else chatted downstairs over coffee. The plan for the day? Make a dinner menu and go to lunch followed by a trip to Whole Foods. Nothing remarkable except that the heat index is 120. This has to be a mistake. I checked three different sources and yes, my fears have been realized. We are all going to die of spontaneous combustion.
Later Virginia made a fabulous tart of zucchini and a blend of cheeses served with an arugula salad and grilled asparagus. The only healthy thing we’d eaten in days and it was superb. Oh and this was accompanied by a reasonable amount of gin. Bravo!
We watched the rest of stage 19 and it was off to bed.