June 27, 2015

80 pounds of ice

Well, the official high for today turned out to be 92, not 99 as predicted. But that's still awful, only I was spared.

Me and my 80 pounds of ice have been very comfortable all afternoon. The ice was delivered with my groceries about 11:30 this morning, and I set up my box for the ice shortly thereafter. Most of the ice is gone now but the heat is going, too.

It was overcast most of the day despite being dreadfully hot, what some people refer to as "earthquake weather" (except we don't get earthquakes here). Usually if it's 90 and overcast I expect thunderstorms, but it's clear now and I don't think we'll get one. Which is a shame; we need the rain, and it would seriously cool everything down.

Oh, well; life goes on.

Posted by: Steven Den Beste in Daily Life at 05:12 PM | Comments (1) | Add Comment
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1 *Hopefully* we don't get earthquakes here.  The prospective "Cascadia Event" has got emergency planners in Oregon wrapped around the axle, because it's going to be bad when it hits.  (There's a history of earthquakes in the region and a moving fault, so it's only a matter of time.)

Posted by: CatCube at June 27, 2015 06:45 PM (fa4fh)

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