My answer to this week’s question: “How do you keep cool during the Dog Days of Summer?” is a relatively easy one for me to answer. 🙂
To begin with, I live in a third floor apartment. It catches all the breezes. All I need to do is keep the windows open on each end and the natural air-conditioning system kicks into gear. At the times there isn’t a breeze, I have a fan that I position by the windows and keep it pointed in my direction wherever I am. It’s blowing on me and keeping me cool right now as I type this. There is also a large ceiling fan in my kitchen next door that I use while in there. Sometimes they’re both on.
But sometimes I get to go outside. I say “get to” because I love the heat! (The reason I use fans inside is because it gets stuffy if the air isn’t moving.) And when it’s hot I get to pull out all my cute summer clothes! Which brings something funny to mind. You’ve all heard about the “little old man” in nursing homes who chases all the women around in his wheelchair? He lives at my momma’s care center where he chases all the women around! He always whines when summer ends and all the shorts are put away.