Archive for July, 2009

Beat the heat

Friday, July 31st, 2009

It is possible… especially when the temperature finally begins to drop off a bit in the evening. But even while it is hot, you can take your mind off it. First, fill the pool and leave it out to get warmed up. Get the sprinkler going. Stick a slide in the pool, too. Then tell […]

Officially hot

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Yesterday was the hottest day in recorded Seattle area history. The kids and I spent a chunk of it at the mall to escape the heat. Today is only supposed to get to 99 degrees. But it’s also supposed to drop below 70 by tonight – thank goodness. In the meantime, we borrowed some fans […]

The problem with the weather

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

It isn’t that it’s really HOT. According to a weather website that Dale found and passed on to the Webmaster, it hit 103 degrees at Thrasher’s Corner yesterday. Yikes. The problem with the weather is that it’s NOT cooling down in the evening. We’re supposedly breaking records around here for overnight highs – the temperatures […]

Summer Movies

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

Hi, all. Sorry about not posting yesterday. Tired and hot will be my official excuse. It will be hot around here for the next several days, so I think we will be huddling as much as possible around the air conditioner. And with all this hot, muggy weather (the mugginess will pass soon, according to […]