Shannon Stacey

Heat wave

I hope everybody being toasted by the heat wave is staying cool and hydrated. Being a person who prefers being cold, it was tempting to wail and whine about the current weather, but then I saw the reports of the 200,000 people in Maryland who will go through the remainder of the heat wave with no water because of a water main failure. Not being able to flush my toilet and having to wrestle neighbors for a bottle of Dasani for my kid would be a lot worse.

My daisies, on the other hand, seem to be thriving in the heat wave. Here the massive mutant plant is about to devour Mini…

Very tall and wide bush of daisies

If it’s hot where you are, stay hydrated. If it’s not…well, we don’t want to talk to you. (Just kidding. We love you. We’re just jealous.)

3 comments to “Heat wave”

  1. library addict
      · July 17th, 2013 at 5:07 pm · Link

    My dog has taken to sleeping most of the day and wanting to go outside at night when it’s at least a tad cooler. I let him out to do his business and he just plops down on top on the deck steps. Silly dog.

  2. Becky
      · July 17th, 2013 at 7:47 pm · Link

    It’s hot here in WV too. My sister lives in VA, close to Maryland and she was telling me there was a part of her neighborhood that was going to have their water shut off for some reason. She thought they came up with a plan to have it only shut off for little bits of time.

  3. azteclady
      · July 23rd, 2013 at 6:06 pm · Link

    I don’t want to imagine a water outage right now–Florida has been pretty miserable these past few weeks, but no water would certainly be the rotten icing.

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