Evidence of our Hibernation

Yesterday it was 114*.  Today it is supposed to reach 115*.  Plenty warm.

I've often said that our summer is like the rest of the country's winter...you hunker down and stay inside unless you absolutely HAVE to go out.

As evidence of our hibernation:

Last night I came home from young women's to find my family sitting on the couch in their swimsuits, snuggling under blankets (?), and watching this:

When I came in and laughed, Olivia grinned and said, "I don't know why we're watching this."

I do.  It's a well-established fact that A Christmas Story is an essential part of any "winter" hibernation.

We leave for Michigan in two days.  Not a moment too soon.