Aug 9, 2007

"We're All Gonna Die!"

98 degrees.

What a buncha panic-mongers the local press has become.

We would play all day in 104 degrees, never drink enough water, come in and complain of headaches, drink Kool-Aid (the safe kind) and lemonade, eat dinner, cool off, and then out again until the street lights came on. And NO air conditioning. In Florida!

It's a wonder we survived. I know, I know. Old fart rant. I'm channeling Rob Smith, I'm afraid.

Hope it's cooler where he is, God rest his farty soul.

Buck up, ya wussies.

8 comments:

De said...

It's insane. It's freakin hot EVERY year and yet the local media act like it's some bizarre, life-threatening weather occurrence.
It's not a weather disaster, it's called summer!

Joan of Argghh! said...

De! How lovely to see you.

You are so welcome here, because really, it's all about YOU!

Elisson said...

33 years ago today, I moved from New York to Houston to start my first Grown-Up Job...with the Great Corporate Salt Mine that employs me today.

Yep. August in Houston. Temps in the mid 90's, humidity pegging the needle. This is a cakewalk compared to that.

We've all become a bunch of wussies. Which is, of course, a wussy way of saying pussies.

GLASR said...

When did the weather become a killer news lead? Was it about the same time dogs got out of the tool box and into the house? Everyone and everything indoors, NOW, don't come out till you hear the all clear! HA! ;~)

Joan of Argghh! said...

Hey there, glasr! How are we supposed to pronounce that name?

Jim - PRS said...

Yesterday it got down to 52 degrees in Jersey with monsoon rains, when just 48 hours earlier it had been 99 with 95% humidity.

It's OK. We got grit. :-)

Jim - PRS said...

Yesterday it got down to 52 degrees in Jersey with monsoon rains, when just 48 hours earlier it had been 99 with 95% humidity.

It's OK. We got grit. :-)

Joan of Argghh! said...

Sounds like winter here in N.Florida, 30 degrees at sunrise., 72 degrees by 3:00pm.

We muddle through and keep drinking our air with a straw.

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