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Re: was heat to the Miami Valley/ now electric bill & job. .


I had thought about visiting a friend in Canada for a week or so... but geesh, it is just as hot there. sigh.
 
Donna

----- Original Message ----
From: james singer <islandjim1@verizon.net>
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Sent: Wednesday, August 2, 2006 10:10:42 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] was heat to the Miami Valley/ now electric bill & job. .


Guess if you can't take anymore, you'll have to leave or send it back.

On Aug 2, 2006, at 8:49 AM, Donna wrote:

> Well personally, I can't take this heat anymore. I have no idea how you
> folks in the warmer climates endure this! Today it is supposed to be
> 100, 73 dewpoint and 57 humidity around 2pm. Storms after midnight and
> then 'hopefully' cooler weather. I can't wait to be able to open a
> window.... the a/c has been running non stop.
>
>
> Theresa- Whoo Hoo... so glad DH found employment. He must be running
> around doing the - got this stuff done before starting new job syndrom.
> :) This is in your neighborhood or are you going to have to move...
>
>
> Tad behind in email... been busy with the virtual race which took up 
> way
> too much of my time for the last month, but had a blast! Hopefully will
> get caught up with my email later tonight.
>
>
> Donna
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Sent: Wednesday, August 2, 2006 7:32:53 AM
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] was heat to the Miami Valley/ now electric bill & 
> job. .
>
>
> Our squirrels seem to do the same thing here.  They stretch out on the
> railing on the front porch in the heat.   LOL!!!
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> Behalf
> Of Theresa W.
> Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 11:46 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] was heat to the Miami Valley/ now electric bill & 
> job. .
>
> Isn't that true!  My cat's length does expand in direct proportion to 
> the
> temp!
>
> Theresa
>
> Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT wrote:
>> What's that saying...you can tell the temperature by the length of the
>> sleeping cat?
>>
>>
>> Cyndi
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>> Behalf Of Kitty
>> Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 6:58 PM
>> To: gardenchat@hort.net
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] was heat to the Miami Valley/ now electric bill &
> job..
>>
>> Wonderful news Theresa!  I'm so glad for him; it can be demoralizing
>> to look for work so long, especially with all he has to offer.  I hope
>> you'll celebrate.  Glad you won't have to move too.
>>
>> I swore I wouldn't turn AC on when I got home tonight, but at 8pm it
>> was still 90 in the house.  It had been too hot to do much of anything
>> so I dozed on the couch til 8, then finally went ahead and turned the
>> air on. 2 cats were cooling their buns on the bathroom ceramic tile.
>> The other 2 were just watching me nap waiting for me to DO something
>> about it. Tomorrow will be 96 and I think I saw the humidity has been
>> running 94 and something about a dew point of 73 making things worse.
>>
>> Kitty
>> neIN, Zone 5
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Theresa W." <tchessie1@sbcglobal.net>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 6:49 PM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] was heat to the Miami Valley/ now electric bill &
> job..
>>
>>
>>
>>> Well- the electric bill came today- and indeed our record setting hot
>>> streak does come at a price.  $144 for this month's electricity.  The
>>> month before (and our norm during most summer months) was $60. Yuck!
>>> But,
>>>
>>
>>
>>> on a much more positive note-  my husband was offered a very nice
>>> position
>>>
>>
>>
>>> today, which he accepted and will start in 2 weeks.  So yeah!!! 13
>>> months and 5 days of job hunting finally paid off!  Thank God!
>>>
>>> Theresa
>>>
>>> Bonnie & Bill Morgan wrote:
>>>
>>>> I don't know how the planners do it, but it seems like they schedule
>>>> the Dayton Air Show for the hottest day of the year every time. It
>>>> just seems
>>>>
>>
>>
>>>> to
>>>> draw the heat.  They've done it again.  Now why would you plan
>>>> something that was going to be on asphalt or black top with metal
>>>> roofed and walled buildings for the hottest day of the year?, I keep
>>>> asking myself.  In the past, the Dayton Celtic Festival downtown was
>>>> on a different weekend and is usually a lot of fun.  It's usually
>>>> pretty hot, but not record setting.
>>>> This year they put it opposite the Dayton Air Show...the hottest day
>>>> of the year.  Now it's bad enough that the heat indices are over 100
>>>> F.  I think folks were surprised the crowds were down for the Celtic
>>>> Fest.  DUH!
>>>> (Ever
>>>> tried to dance in wool on the hottest day of the year?  I'm
>>>> surprised the entertainment teams showed up!)  Knowing how the
>>>> weather was going to be,
>>>>
>>
>>
>>>> DH
>>>> and I declined to go to the Celtic Fest or the Dayton Air Show.
>>>> Maybe we're just getting old, but we couldn't see the sense of going
>>>> out to get roasted and pay highly for the privilege when we could
>>>> stay home and be more comfortable for free.
>>>> We're to have a heat index continuing for the next three days above
>>>> 100 F.
>>>> It will only be 91-98 actual temp, but with very high humidity.  I
>>>> have so much I want to do outside, but I'll have to do it before
>>>> 10:00am every day where it is shaded in the yard.  Even the dogs
>>>> don't want to stay out and play.  They have been getting their
>>>> business done in record time since the return of the blast furnace.
>>>>
>>>> Donna, how are you doing in Chicago with the heat?  They aren't
>>>> predicting any relief until Thursday or Friday here.
>>>> I don't envy anyone who deals with these temps on a regular basis.
>>>> Especially not you, Pam, without the benefit of rain!!!
>>>>
>>>> Blessings,
>>>> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>>>>
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Hardiness Zone 10
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Minimum 30 F [-1 C]
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