Friday, June 11, 2010
Hot, Hot Hot!
Spring started off so well, we were making lots of day trips and planning more when this hit. We kept thinking it'd break, that a good rain would come and cool us off. But that hasn't happened, oh we've had rain but it has just made it stickier.
We do a 2 mile walk through our neighborhood each day and try to get it done in the morning. But it has gotten so hot so early, it's supposed to be 90 by noon today, that I have started putting my swim suit on as soon as I get up so that when we're through with the walk I can jump in the pool and cool off.
The weeds in the garden are laughing at me, not the least slowed down or wilted by the heat. I try to spend at least 15-20 minutes out there each morning, but it's getting harder each day.
Mac takes Miss Kitty out on her leash each day and tries to get her out before it's too hot, she then comes in and melts under a fan.
We try to go as long as we can without turning on the air conditioning because I object to giving my life savings to the electric company, though we are lucky, we get our electricity from an electric coop--that means they're not allowed to make a profit or if they do it gets returned to the owners/consumers, that's us. And we actually did get money back from them one time, I simply endorsed the check and sent it back to them to pay the next month's bill. But I digress, because it's hot and I have to clean the computer room and I'm too Scrooge McDucklike to turn the air conditioner on.
Friday I went to the commissary with Mac to grocery shop and I managed to get all of it done without having to sit down and rest. That ma...