Everyone seems to be gearing up for flooding to some extent; those who live in those flood-prone areas are moving things out of the basement, etc. The rain has only just begun as I write, but a lot more is expected. We are hoping everyone will be safe . . . Spent the afternoon with my new DVDs--looking for the perfect English village and touring gardens large and small throughout the British Isles. Very pretty . . . Started the morning with two of these handsome rooster kitchen clocks; wood, about 12 inches wide, $25.00. Have to tell you, however, that we are ending the day with just one, so if you are interested send us a quick e-mail (address on the left) . . .