Friday, August 18, 2006

Rolling Brown Outs

Are y'all having those yet? We had a mini-one yesterday. This is day 33 of triple-digit temps.

You know how historians explain that so many women died young because of the un-antiseptic conditions of childbirth? No. That is not why they died young. They died young because of the heat. No air conditioning, plus they were swaddled in layers of clothing and they had to cook over an open flame. Can you imagine? That's my theory, anyway.