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Old 08-01-2006, 03:05 PM   #11
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It is 92 with a heat index somewhere in the triple digits. We just had central air installed though so I am doing ok with the heat.
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Old 08-01-2006, 03:30 PM   #12
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It is 98 here with a heat index of 112. Ughhhhhhhhhhh My daughter is moving today and I got out of helping for medical reasons.
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Old 08-01-2006, 03:36 PM   #13
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it is dreadful here , heat index is in the triple digits , maybe this will help.....
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Old 08-01-2006, 03:44 PM   #14
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Here you go.

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Old 08-01-2006, 03:47 PM   #15
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Imagine a stay at the Ice Hotel!

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Icehotel-se-29.JPG
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Old 08-01-2006, 03:58 PM   #16
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Well, I'm still enjoying it!!

About time to hit the road, so I checked the weather, and we're at 98, with a heat index of 108.

Time to roll down the windows, open up the sunroof and enjoy it!!

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Old 08-01-2006, 04:11 PM   #17
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For those who aren't crazy like ronjohn or who can't get to the Ice Hotel, let me add to the other suggestions:

rub yourself down with rubbing alcohol. The fast evaporation of the alcohol off your skin will cool you off at least temporarily. Mom used to do this to us kids when we had fevers.

Hold a can or bottle of a very cold beverage against your pulse points (carotid, wrists, behind the knees, back of the neck). Open said container and drink it.
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Old 08-01-2006, 04:18 PM   #18
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We used to hold our wrists under cold running water for the same reason Mudbug.
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Old 08-01-2006, 04:19 PM   #19
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yep, that works too. Also sit on the edge of the bathtub and do your ankles.
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Old 08-01-2006, 04:29 PM   #20
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I don't want to complain about the heat, given what the folks in California are going through, but.... The car has a digital display of the outside temperature. When we got in the car this afternoon, it read 41C. I've never seen it hit 40.
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