Note: My daughter in New York told me temperatures were in mid-90F/mid-30C range. Schools were closing early, sending students home because they couldn’t cope with the heat wave. It reminded me of this post from some years back, which I’m reprinting with very few changes.
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Dog days of August…and September
Last week I forgot to put out the recycling bin. But I did make it rain again, and I also saved the delicate economic balance of the world.
Although our grass hasn’t been mowed because we just didn’t have any rain for weeks, I didn’t realize the drought conditions had affected the economy until I heard some teenagers at the beach.
Teen #1: “No rain means nobody’s grass is growing. I haven’t made any money doing yard work this summer. Pretty soon, I’m going to have to mow OUR grass.”
Teen #2: “I told my dad I…
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