— vb to suffer under oppressive heat, esp to sweat and feel faint
— n oppressive humid heat
Today is our 18th straight day of triple-digit temperatures...with no end in sight! Whew! What's a Texas gal to do but turn down the A/C a couple of notches ... replenish the ice in her glass ... and turn her attention to the bat wings, pumpkin parts, and witch heads scattered about her studio! Only 36 days until Autumn.
I was in Virginia last week. I accompanied my mother on a business trip of sorts, but we did manage to escape for a few hours and drove to my alma mater, James Madison University! I haven't been back to the campus in over 20 years ... and yet, despite the growth and changes, JMU still felt the same! Being in Harrisonburg brought so many fond college memories! Go, Dukes!!
I baked chocolate chip cookies last night. And that can only mean one thing ... my son, who is away at college, is home this weekend! I wouldn't bake from-scratch cookies for just anyone, you know, especially when the temperature outside is in the triple-digits! But a mom's got to do what a mom's got to do!! :::wiping my forehead with the corner of my apron:::
I discovered the most fun little sentiment on the Nestle Tollhouse Morsels package: