Another rare beautiful payday, so that means we can buy the wood and topsoil needed to make our raised bed vegetable gardens. That's the general recomendation for living in a Northern rainforest. Helps warm the soil and keep out slugs, plus it's easy then to install hoop covers to extend the season a bit.

On the news front, the web sites are all screaming about the American contractor beheaded on videotape. Not sure what this will mean, except a couple days away from focusing on the torture scandals, at least until new photos are released.