It’s the hottest summer ever here in the Midwest, and we’re in the middle of a pretty terrible drought. My city is under a water ban, and everyone’s yard is dead. Currently, the only green things on my block are the oldest trees, an assortment of clearly mutant weeds, and the neighbor’s questionably painted sedan.
The good news: Some of the people in my Facebook Magic Update Box who thought climate change was hooey seem to have changed their thinking. The bad news: According to the local news, some local houses are starting to crumble from the combination of heat and lack of rain, and everyone is being invaded by ants and other creepy crawlies.
I sure know how to start a party.
Let’s take our minds off the weather with this open thread, shall we?
We hired SO MANY NEW WRITERS this week, I hope many of them will pop in and say hello. You’ll be getting to know all of them in the next few weeks, and I think we’re all in for a treat.
Here’s a song.