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Monday Night Flashback Open Thread: Hot Time in the City

Happy Hot Monday, Friends! I’m just guessing that it’s hot by you, because I don’t remember what it feels like when it’s less than 90°F outside.

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Monday Night Flashback OT: Cool Treats

Is there a saying about July and the weather? There should be. So far, my main goal for July has been not to suffer from heat stroke and to make sure that my whole family is keeping cool. As a result, we’ve been enjoying a lot of frozen treats. I may or may not have […]

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Keeping Kids Safe Through a Heat Wave

Have you looked at a weather map lately? All across the country, things are hot and dry. It seems that a day or two after a heat wave starts, reports start coming in of children, pets, and the elderly succumbing to the heat. This past Saturday, just a mile away from my home, a toddler was rushed […]

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Fun Time Open Thread: Heat Wave

Normally, this is where I would have some trivia or some kind of game for you to play, but we’re in the middle of a heat wave and my brain is broken. Instead of asking you questions about trivialities, I’m asking for your best story about trying to beat the heat. 

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This Weekend OT is More Fun Than a Freshman Mixer

It’s hotter than the inside of a kiln in hell in the Midwest. Let’s sit in front of a fan, drink things with umbrellas in them and talk about things that are cool in the comments.