Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Summer Solstice

Beating the Summer Heat Kit

Today is the Summer Solstice. Here in Central PA we have a heat advisory up until 8 PM tomorrow; today it got into the mid 90s (around 35º C) with a heat index up near 100º (38º C). Yeah, it's humid, too. I work outdoors, in the garden center at the local Lowe's, so you can imagine what my day was like. But luckily, for the first time in my life I live in an air-conditioned apartment, so that when I walked in the door the temperature dropped over 20º F (11º C). And my refrigerator is well stocked to beat the heat - Ginger Ale, home-brewed iced tea, and beer. So I'm ready for Summer.

Yeah, right! Welcome to Summer, suckers!

© 2012 by A. Roy Hilbinger 


  1. Isn't air conditioning wonderful? Yay for you! So much easier to sleep. I'm sure it felt wonderful to step into your apartment after work!

  2. Dear Roy....anche qui in Italia il caldo è incredibile, ieri era a 38°C, e superato i 41°C, poi.....questa notte alle ore 02,00 anche il terremoto di 2.3 gradi scala Mercalli, è la 221
    volta dal mese di marzo che si avverte.
    Ma finalmente l'estate.....finalmente.....
    By by a te and Betsy......
    By from Daniele....Italy