Monday, September 03, 2007

All of The Fans Are Sold

... air conditioning units too.
It's so hot I cannot unpack.
It's so hot Geoff read his entire new book sitting in front of our hugemongous fan.
No one downloaded vacation photos, or shopped for back to school pencils and lunch bags.
We haven't checked the mail.
We can't even pet our cats, that we missed terribly... because it's so dang hot.
We need 5 more fans, a swimming pool, a big bowl of salad, iced drinks, and three more months to get ready for the first day of school.
If I think about how particularly wonderful our trip was, the company and sights, the drive around Lake Harriet, watching the football game at the high school, seeing Sophie play her Saxophone, all those cool rivers, green hills, shaded streets and the 50 degree temperature in the Cave of The Mounds... if I think about all of that, then I will feel even muggier and uggier about this heat. I have only these four mosquito bites on my ankle to remind me that our vacation wasn't absolutely perfect.

If your home is hotter than 88 degrees, if you have no pool or ac... if it's so hot you can't even post a proper summary of a wonderful vacation, then I send you my sympathy and concern.


nikkipolani said...

(I sympathize)

tea time and roses said...

Hi Natalie...

Hot it is, and I am pretty miserable right about now... I am looking forward to the crisp cool breezes of soon to come Autumn... So glad you and the family had loads of fun...welcome home!



Tracy said...

So sorry your melting! Hope you're finding ways to keep cool--iced tea, ice cream, salad...think cool! ((HUGS)) :o)

Helen said...

If it makes you feel any better Natalie its 90 degrees and humid in Wisconsin today.

Tami @ Lemon Tree Tales said...

Yes, I bet it's damn hot right now. My dad's near Reseda and he said that it was in the 100s this past week. Yikes! And I thought that Sunday in Tracy was hot at 94 ... kept putting on suntan lotion and still got burned a bit. I think you need to find the dollar movie theater just so that you can get out of the heat for a couple hours. That's what I used to do when I didn't have a/c in LA.

Andylynne said...

My sister has been giving me heat up dates all week. She lives in Oceanside Ca. Your misery in the golden state has me beat here in Mo. that's for sure. I hope it cools down soon for you soon. Sorry it's zapping your creative sparks, even the beach hasn't helped my sis.

Tarie said...

It's now the cooler/rainy/monsoon season in the Philippines. I send YOU my sympathy and concern because of the heat and humidity there.