A soapbox would have melted in Chicago or Kansas, and just about anyplace else last week in the Midwest and East. But okay, there is no global warming, just local warming. Locally there, locally here, etc. Or should that be just here and there? Heck, it’s hot everywhere.
As in this just in from our traveling and hot (in more ways than one) call girl, Sally Sugarbush. Reporting from Pennsylvania, she informs us that the only thing that cooled off the citizens of the Keystone State was thunderstorms. Unfortunately, or the other way, the accompanying lightning also brought electricity to the Amish.
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And this from sometime Washington, D.C., lobbyist Harry Hindsight. He reports that the humidity has been so bad it has brought back a certain hairstyle from the 1970s. “Everyone looks like they have a ’fro,” says Harry. “People here are converting to solar energy whether they want to or not.” But, he says, “at least I don’t have to run home and wash a couple of long johns.”
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Always looking for the positive, at least my teeth aren’t chattering and I’m saving a lot of money on firewood. But it was rather embarrassing when my roll-on antiperspirant failed when I was rolling it on. When the breeze came up yesterday it was so hot I started looking for a dragon. All this, and meanwhile our Canadian friends are planting gardens...