||[Aug. 28th, 2017|10:22 pm]
It didn't cool off much last night, and then I overslept this morning and didn't get the windows closed and fan turned off until quite a bit of morning heat had gotten into the house, so it's been pretty miserable all day. It isn't going to cool off tonight, either, and I have an appointment with the chiropractor tomorrow, so I need sleep tonight, and I'll need to take a shower tomorrow. I can't dry off after a shower if the house is too hot, so I'll have to use the air conditioner. I was hoping not to this month, but it can't be helped. |
And it looks like this whole week is going to be pretty bad. In fact no forecast is predicting any real, long-term relief until the second week of September. I'm now looking back at the last couple of weeks as a lost age of innocence. What fools we were to be so nearly comfortable for a few hours each night, and to think it could last!
To be honest, the only thing that's making this weather at all tolerable for me right now is knowing that I don't live in Texas. A heat wave compared to torrential rain and huge floods is like hemorrhoids compared to a massive heart attack. And at the back of my mind is the knowledge that this whole region could burst into flames at any time, and then I'd have a real problem. So I won't grouse about the heat any more. Until tomorrow, of course.
Oh, I have to empty the trash and get those wheelie bins out for tomorrow's collection. I almost forgot again. It would probably be a good idea for me to skip dinner, too. Maybe I'll just eat some ice cream. Mmm, ice cream. Cold!