Give Your Thermostat a Voice

It’s November. We have turned on the heat in Mayberry. We live in an older house, complete with cast iron radiators and an inefficient boiler that won’t quit. The heat isn’t as humid as my eyes would like, but you take what you can get. Last winter when our thermostat failed, Stockton checked out the…

A Voice in the Heat

A lady stands at the street crossing, so I don’t push the signal button. The light changes. We do not get the WALK sign. After two cars turn, the road clears. Time remains on the light cycle. I reach the other curb, and I tap to the bus stop bench. I arrive before the early…