Beating the Heat: A Post that’s Not about Cops or Handjobs (or is it?)

The man on the radio said that the heat index was 105 and creeping up. My electric bill is quadruple December bill. I haven't seen a snake in six weeks. It's summer.  And with the joys of beach vacations and lazy days by the pool come some traumatic side effects. Don't let lime burns and … Continue reading Beating the Heat: A Post that’s Not about Cops or Handjobs (or is it?)

SPF and You: A Guide to the Summer Perfect Skin

A few weeks ago I took a mini-vacation to the mountains, I told everyone I was visiting a friend, but was called out upon my return for visiting a nudist colony (I've never been good at keeping secrets). As you scour my social media for photographic evidence, of which you will find none (maybe), you … Continue reading SPF and You: A Guide to the Summer Perfect Skin

Summer Dresses and Other Useful Tips for Staying Cool in the Opressive Heat

Today, while walking the dog, I started swinging my arms, sticky with my dehydrated body's attempt at sweat, to try to get a breeze moving.  The dew point is in the 80s (that's in Fahrenheit) and people are shooting guns and lighting fires to cool off (because this is America, hence the Fahrenheit). Despite their … Continue reading Summer Dresses and Other Useful Tips for Staying Cool in the Opressive Heat