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Embrace August’s Dog Days

I have so looked forward to the Dog Days of August*, that period of summer when the heat, exacerbated by the humidity, is at its worst. 

If you’re thinking, “How could August be any hotter than it’s already been?” you’d be justified. Meteorologists say this has been the hottest summer on record. I’d venture that it’s also been the muggiest. Of course, I’ll take 90-degree/80-percent humidity days over the 31 days of temperatures 110 or greater that Phoenix endured.  read more