First, I would just like to say that the number-one solution for the pain of hot pepper in your eye is simply to wear gloves while cutting peppers and NEVER EVER TOUCH YOUR EYE after cutting them.
However, since I was not quite so smart last Friday, I had to come up with another remedy.
I live on the gorgeous island of O'ahu in Hawai'i. Land of Spam musubi and rainbows. I followed my boyfriend here (long story) going on three years ago. The weather doesn't change a whole lot. That's probably why it's such a destination location. Generally, there's sunshine, occassionally cloud coverage and it rains more in the Winter. Still on my part of the island, it doesn't rain all that much. Temperatures stay around 80 degrees plus or minus like seven. ...more
Every day is sizzling in August in Oklahoma. I don't know the high today, it's been up to 114 degrees this summer, breaking all records. It's almost 9:30 p.m. and it is a cool 98 degrees. I wish I were in Portland, or Seattle, or Canada... anywhere cooler.The heat didn't stop us from getting Beth moved into her new house.Click here to read the rest of the post....more
Summer 2011 in Texas was hot. Really hot. Dry up the lakes and crack the land hot. Even in Florida it was hot, but had the added discomfort of humidity. Not just were you hot, you were melting.
Christmas 2009 in Alaska was cold. But not too cold. Snow was three to four feet deep, and my down coat and flannel lined jeans felt wonderful.
There once was a time when I would have preferred to be hot over cold. I could get chilled to the point that my stomach would shiver and then it was impossible to get warm enough to make it stop.<...more
Sunday was the quintessential long day.
we busted out of the house for a float trip. just my husband and i and twenty(ish) drunkards. who knew just how canoe capable one can be after a 12 pack and no breakfast?? i am not speaking of myself btw as i only enjoyed one frosty summer drink before losing the rest to the river gods (story forthcoming).
it was supposed to be a simple three to four hour float followed by a bar-bq....more
Ok, so I am cussing an awful lot today. I’m really a big, sweet, cuddly teddy bear most days, so why is it that everything is pissing me off right now?? Is it me, or is it them?
As part of my job I have to do a good bit of event planning....more
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