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23 responses to “Drumroll…..”

  1. Dexter said on July 21, 2011 at 5:04 pm

    Bryan , Ohio….we MADE it ! 100 degrees !!!
    Right Now
    Partly Cloudy Dangerous heat index.
    Feels Like: 109°

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  2. Scout said on July 21, 2011 at 6:29 pm

    You’re all pussies.

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  3. Deborah said on July 21, 2011 at 6:48 pm

    101 on Chicago

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  4. prospero said on July 21, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    Scout: 12% humidity. At 8:30, we’ve got 88F on the beach and 79% humidity.

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  5. coozledad said on July 21, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    The rules of paranoid style are inviolable. Ailes and crew adopted the organizational approach of the Nixon administration and CREEP, and he can expect it to come crashing down pretty quickly around his fat arse:

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  6. Deborah said on July 21, 2011 at 10:51 pm

    Scout, I was in a movie theater waiting for the film to start when I read your comment. I looked up the temp in Phoenix which was 107 at the time, while the heat index was 103. Chicago’s temp at the time was 101 but the heat index was 110.

    The movie I went to see was “Public Speaking” about Fran Liebowitz, directed by Scorcese. It was great, I highly recommend it. It came out in 2010 and is now out on DVD. I saw it at the Siskel Theater. On the walk home after the movie the temp was 93 and it felt cool by comparison.

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  7. Dexter said on July 22, 2011 at 12:13 am

    Deborah: I love Frannie! Her charm, her wit…her car! She drives a vintage Checker Marathon , like the cabbies drove until 20 years ago. Other times, she impatiently walks around clumps of tourists on Manhattan sidewalks.
    This was the best docu I saw all year long.

    It’s a quarter past the bewitching hour and we have 80% humidity and 82 degrees and it feels worse than when it was 100 because we had a drying breeze then. I just walked the dogs and I am now “snasty”, as a woman in Chicago said on the news Thursday. Sweaty and nasty. The word is new to me. Snasty. I don’t like it.

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  8. Moe99 said on July 22, 2011 at 12:36 am

    My furnace was on when I got home. Should have closed the windows. I hate to whine but I will never complain about being too hot again. This is not summer when you wear socks to bed in July.

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  9. ROGirl said on July 22, 2011 at 6:43 am

    Cooz, I’m looking forward to the revelations and sleaze stripping bare the entire operation that clearly started at the very top. Truly Nixonian.

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  10. Dorothy said on July 22, 2011 at 7:56 am

    It was 89 degrees at 9:30 here last night.

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  11. Mindy said on July 22, 2011 at 8:37 am

    Eighty degrees at 4 a.m. when my husband walked the dog.

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  12. prospero said on July 22, 2011 at 8:45 am

    Something I don’t see everyday. Bars on my i-phone from AT&T.

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  13. Sue said on July 22, 2011 at 8:57 am

    And the heat index is a government conspiracy, so remember that 100 is only 100, Nancy.

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  14. Julie Robinson said on July 22, 2011 at 9:20 am

    Once it gets to 95, my body doesn’t know the difference between another 5-10 degrees or another 10% humidity, it just knows it’s miserable. My beautiful garden veggies are getting pricey when the cost of watering them gets factored in. We installed a rain barrel this year to help with that, but it has long since run dry.

    Moe, our daughter was in Clear Lake, north of Seattle, last night and she said it was 50. Bizarre.

    Dorothy, how did your surgery go?

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  15. Randy said on July 22, 2011 at 9:34 am

    Walking to work this morning, it was about 64 degrres, and it felt chilly, so I know it has to be summer. But n Monday, we had a temp of 96, and with the humidity factor it was 107. Never experienced heat and humidity like that. I’ll stop buying green bananas, as it appears the end times are upon us.

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  16. Joe Kobiela said on July 22, 2011 at 9:48 am

    Just got back from running 7miles at lake gage up by Angola Ind it was 80 when I started at 6:30, spring fed lake water sure feels good afterwords.
    Pilot Joe

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  17. Deborah said on July 22, 2011 at 10:21 am

    Check out Google’s home page and touch the graphic with your mouse

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  18. Judybusy said on July 22, 2011 at 10:23 am

    Scout, I see your dew point was 24 (a better measure of how soggy the air feels) Add _60_ points to that and come talk to us! That was our weather earlier this week. Added to a temp of 95 or so, and it felt like 117!!! Rather like standing by the exhaust of a bus that never pulls away from the curb. I was in Denver over the weekend and on the 17th it got up to 98. Warm, but doable with the low humidity. When I walked out of the airport that evening, it seriously felt like the air had solidity which pushed against me like a large, wet pillow. The “lows” of 80 or so help keep it all toasty, too. Ok, done bragging about the weather now.

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  19. Julie Robinson said on July 22, 2011 at 10:53 am

    Thanks, Deborah, I love Calder! I remember seeing a great exhibition with home movies showing him in play with his children, always nurturing creativity and whimsy.

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  20. prospero said on July 22, 2011 at 10:59 am

    My brothers and I go to Lake Powell to vacation, houseboating. It’s high desert, very high temps, humidity and dewpoint in single digits, and a constant breeze, with a 900ft. deep, 72 deg. reservoir to dive into at will. Most pleasant weather conditions I’ve ever experienced. Sublime, actually. Low dewpoint and humidity make a tremendous difference, no matter what anybody says. I’ve played 6 sets of tennis in 110deg. in Pheonix at 58yo, when the humidity was in the teens, with no ill effects.

    Benefits of marriage denied by DOMA:

    • File joint federal tax returns and claim certain deductions
    • Receive spousal benefits under Social Security
    • Take unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act when a loved one becomes ill
    • Receive protection from the estate tax when one spouse dies and wants to leave possessions to the other

    Nobody could claim this is fair, nor that it is not flagrantly discriminatory. The last point, about inheritance is clearly illegal. Anybody can leave anything they want to another, hell, to a dog or cat if one chooses. DOMA isn’t just bad law, it’s obtuse. And back before the NY Special Senate election, who’d have thought Kirsten Gillibrand would lead this repeal charge. Proves that educated, good citizens can vote for a responsible legislator, even if they’re Republicans.

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  21. Scout said on July 22, 2011 at 11:01 am

    I was just teasing you all. I visit my parents in PA every summer and I’m often a lot hotter there when the heat and humidity are both at 100, than in Phoenix. However, a couple of weeks ago we had humidity at 54% and temps at 118 and day-um, it was hot like hell.

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  22. Dorothy said on July 22, 2011 at 11:30 am

    surgery went all right. typing 1-handed sucks big time!

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  23. Maggie Jochild said on July 22, 2011 at 12:20 pm

    In 2004 I went with Actual Lives (page-to-stage theater and writing troupe for disabled adults) to perform at the VSA Arts International conference. On a day off from the conference, four of us who were close (two crips, two AB) ventured the DC Metro to visit the Hirschhorn. On arrival, we discovered their lobby elevator would not accommodate my scooter, so I was led by a guard around the expanse of building to a rear freight elevator which turned out to be the size of a large room, two stories high, made to move massive sculpture. I sat in the middle of this creeping device, contemplating the reality of the ADA thus far. Once back in the museum, I could not find my friends. I eventually rolled into a sunny, large room filled with Calder mobiles, all of which were in motion and dancing in the light. I positioned my scooter beneath the largest of these, leaned back to watch it, and let myself cry at the absolute beauty of it. That’s where my friends found me, in motion by proxy. I still use that memory to get through difficult physical experiences.

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