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weekend open thread – November 4-5, 2023 — Ask a Supervisor


Having been born, principally raised, and now residing in Texas, I look ahead to winter a lot that it’s palpable.

I personal far more fuzzy, fluffy blankets, flannel shirts, “snow” boots, hoodies, coats, scarves, gloves, and ear muffs than anybody in my geographic space has a proper to. I stay all of Spring, Summer time, and Fall in the identical small rotation of shorts, tank tops, and sandals however when the climate FINALLY cools off for a month or three, I’ll change garments and layers a number of instances a day simply so I get an opportunity to place all of my cold-weather put on to make use of.

Different issues I really like:

Sizzling tea all day lengthy, as a substitute of only a small mug very first thing within the morning to assist filter my sinuses.

Sitting outdoors on my again porch and *not* getting eaten alive by mosquitoes.

Cleansing litter bins or doing different minor family chores and *not* ending up a sweaty mess.

No boob sweat. No shin sweat.

Doing yard work with out sweating.

Strolling throughout the grocery retailer / purchasing middle parking zone with out sweating.

With the ability to flip off the soaker hoses that encompass my house’s basis, thus saving me lots of of {dollars} a month.

Not having to pack my frozen meals in insulated containers for the 10-minute drive house from the shop.

With the ability to sit in my automobile with the home windows rolled down and the engine off, and never melting and/or having bother respiration due to the brutal warmth.

Standing in my entrance yard, chatting for prolonged intervals of time with my neighbors, and never having to fret about mosquitoes, sweating, or warmth exhaustion / warmth stroke.

Getting a break from mowing my garden and doing different trim-back-all-the-growing-things chores each single weekend.

Getting precise chilly water from my faucet. No lie, I don’t even activate the recent water to take a bathe in the summertime right here; the water is *that* heat.

Not having to activate the window A/C unit within the toilet for the 20 minutes it takes for me to placed on make-up and magnificence my hair. Making an attempt to use basis, powder, liquid eyeliner, and mascara when sweat is streaming down your face will not be enjoyable.

Mainly, I’m simply wanting ahead to having the out of doors furnace turned off for a wee bit. Each single 12 months I’m saying, “I’m SO TIRED of being sizzling on a regular basis!” by mid-June. And the warmth doesn’t let up till proper about now.

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