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Welcome to the Dog Days of Summer

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Yes, we made it to the Dog Days of Summer, the hottest part of the summer. Allegedly.

The summer has been blistering this year. Mother Nature seems to be bent on either flooding the world or burning it up.
With a week ahead forecast to be 100+ most days, I think we can safely say this is the Dog Days.
Why Call August the Dog Days

The expression Dog Days comes from the ancient Romans who dubbed the hottest, most humid days of summer as diēs caniculārēs, translated as dog days. They called these weeks that because this was the time of the year when the star Sirius, aka Dog Star, was the brightest star in the constellation Canis Major (Large Dog).

Laugh and Take It In Stride
Here’s a quote to give you a chuckle. The handsome young Lord Byron once wrote: “The English winter—ending in July, to recommence in August.”

I don’t know if that’s still true in England in light of the changing weather patterns. I do know that I’d welcome a little English winter—commencing right now. But it’s not going to happen.

The temperature this morning at 7:45, according to the patio thermometer, was 95 degrees Fahrenheit. The slight breeze is hot.
Stay inside and read a book. Walk in the early morning. Drink lots of water when you’re outside. Go to a pool.
Takeaway Truth
Seasons change, and I’m hopeful September will bring an end to triple digit temperatures. Stay cool, readers! 

Joan Reeves aka SlingWords: The Word Slinging Adventures of Joan Reeves


Source: https://slingwords.blogspot.com/2022/08/welcome-to-dog-days-of-summer.html



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