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July: Transformed into a Barefoot, Bearded, Green-smoothie-drinking Rain-cloud. Or Something.

Time has a way of evaporating sometimes. It has nothing to do with fun. It just disappears, like steam. I guess that's what happened to July, because somehow today is the second Tuesday in August, and a whole month is gone, and I don't know how it happened. The sun came out and, poof! I wasn't writing. Riding, yes. Finally fixed my bike. But writing? Not on the new novel. Obviously not blog posts. Letters either. Both my sisters are probably mad at me. Here's what I remember: *We lost the dog and chased him down.  *Worked hours in garden , which is growing like green demons.  *Hiked mountains .  *It poured rain every afternoon. In Utah. Where the total rainfall is 15 inches a year. *I injured my Achilles and rehabilitated it. Didn't see doctor.  *Read book on barefoot running . *Read book on plot because I was mired in mine. Think I found my way out.  * Ran barefoot with dog and kids in squishy park grass.  * Experiment A : drank one quart gree