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It's official! We've had to dust off the fans, try to keep out the humidity and are experiencing a heat wave in the church.

The temperature is at 76 inside, 90 plus outside, thanks to a very high ceiling that is insulated.  It would be amazing to have a huge fan in the bell tower to suck out the hot air, but for now we're cooling ourselves with just a couple floor fans.

Usually at night I open the windows, pulling in the cool night mountain air.  This really works when you don't have the high humidity that we're experiencing at the moment. Last night when I went to open the windows though, it was the smell of a skunk outside that caused me to shut them right back.  Perhaps the fireworks scared the little skunk to spray.

Today I'm working on some studio projects and doing some editing on a book I'm currently writing. All things I can do while positioned comfortably in front of a fan.

Stay cool where you are, do something creative, have fun and enjoy this heatwave while it lasts.  As they say in Arizona, "You don't have to shovel heat!"


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