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Hot. Did I mention that it's hot outside?

Yeah, as in 107° with heat index right now. After hauling about 150 bricks. Assuming I can get rid of some of my excessive body heat, I'm about to go back outside, unload said bricks, and then go get another load of about equal size, then unload that, too! Why? Because I'm crazy!

Also because they're free. I plan to install a brick sidewalk in the back yard, and with these I might just have enough. Of course, if I were to actually try to start digging the path and laying those bricks in this weather, I would die of heat exhaustion.

EDIT: Whew, finished the second load, showered in COLD water, and am feeling moderately more human.

Also, I just learned that today's heat index in Lawrence reached 112°. Holy fried-Kansans, Batman! And this lovely weather is scheduled to continue through Wednesday.

Best,
Chris

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subplot2
Aug. 13th, 2007 04:49 am (UTC)
IF YOU PLAN TO BE OUTSIDE...AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE HEAT
AND ALSO AVOID STRENUOUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.


Bwahahahahahahaaaa....

(But seriously. I installed a fan for my HORSE today.)
mckitterick
Aug. 13th, 2007 03:43 pm (UTC)
When a horse needs a fan, it's too damned hot.
pointoforigin
Aug. 13th, 2007 02:28 pm (UTC)
Yes, you are crazy . . . but in a good way. : )

Do not, however, start digging that path, or you will become crazy like an ant that has had its tiny circuits fried by the heat and now runs around frantically, unable to find the way to its own front door. That would not be so good. I used to do martial arts on the third floor of a an old building in Kansas, in the summer, and when I first turned on the cold shower, the water would be lukewarm by the time it ran down off my head and onto my shoulders. I probably boiled a few brain cells that way.
mckitterick
Aug. 13th, 2007 03:44 pm (UTC)
Oh, and today will be even hotter... and the rise will continue through Wednesday, joy-joy!

Yeah, I think I'll stay indoors today.

I remember going there for the demos and thinking, "Wow, they don't air-condition their dojo. Yikes, it's hot."
margaretq
Aug. 14th, 2007 05:03 am (UTC)
Uggh... Don't tell me this. You were supposed to plan cooler weather for my return to KS. Blech.

Laying bricks - you are truly already touched by the heat.

Cold showers can heal most anything on days like today.
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