Hot and humid. Mountain storms threatened for this afternoon. There may be hail. Sophie waits with ill disguised impatience while Angus chats away to serious Manhattanites. They are now back in their offices on Madison Avenue although they work from home on Mondays and Fridays and get into work at five am on the other three. This way they avoid crowds. One lets slip that in Mississippi only 34% of the population have been vaxed whereas in Vermont it's 71%. Today we also discuss recounts in Fulton County, Ga and Maricopa County, Az. The men in dark suits are ever more convinced that the former President really does plan to run again with the Florida Governor as his presumptive running mate. Even the possibility of this makes life difficult for foreign governments who can't plan for 'business as usual'.
This morning, to hurry him along, Angus is given the ' What did I do to deserve this ?' look. This is different in intensity from the ' What's keeping you ?' look.
This was a fun read:https://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/journey-northernmost-tree-alaska-180977862/