Normally, I'd be inside: we've managed to keep the house fairly cool today.
But Fortnight For Freedom has two days left to go, after tonight, so "normally" doesn't apply. In a few minutes, I'll be headed for the garden outside the parish church. It's a very pleasant spot: aside from the heat.
I expect to see quite a few other folks there.
We've got it pretty good here: compared to folks on the east coast:
"UPDATE 2-Eastern U.S. swelters with heat wave, power outages"I think praying for the welfare of those folks would be a good idea. I'll be doing that. No pressure, of course.
Reuters (July 2, 2012)
"Relentless heat gripped much of the eastern United States for a fourth straight day on Monday, with about 2.1 million homes and businesses without power after violent storms and soaring temperatures killed at least 18 people.
"Power companies warned it could take several days to restore electricity completely in some areas as much of the United States sweltered in a heat wave. Two hundred and eighty-eight temperature records were set nationwide on Sunday.
" 'Above-normal temperatures will continue to affect a large portion of the country from the northern Plains to the Mid-Atlantic over the next few days,' the National Weather Service said...."