Riley (the poodle) and I were awakened about 4:30 a.m. by hail pounding on the roof . . . weather-guy reported that we had 1"-diameter hail in Red Oak . . . ruined today's morning glory blooms . . . broke the wings off the dragonfly . . . left some dents on the Sequoia . . . have not yet checked the shingles . . . too durn chilly outside today . . .