Friday, June 29, 2012

109 - Seriously?

Depending on the service you choose, the forecast for the weekend here locally is calling for a high between 106 and 109 degrees Fahrenheit (that's around 42 for all you Celsius lovers). To say the least, that's a bit warmer than normal for these parts.

I'm not too stressed about it, I'm not planning on spending the next few days blacktopping my driveway or anything, so I should survive.

But, having all that hot weather should afford me some much needed time to not go outside.

On a side note, I picked up a new photo app for my phone. I wanted to play with the filters and stuff and I grabbed one of my A-Z sketches to play around. I like how the app was able to age the image. That would have taken me some time to duplicate in photoshop. It's cool that I can just hit the vintage button on my phone and all of a sudden it looks old.

I also realize that isn't exactly the latest thing in the world, but it's done such a good job that I just had to mention it.

I was also given an award last week. Actually, I've been given two in the past few months. I want to thank both SL Hennessy and Trisha for their recent awards. I tend to be the place that awards go to die, and I suspect that is the case here, but I really, really appreciate that I was chosen. Thanks!


PT Dilloway, Superhero Author said...

I'm not sure when the last time was it was over 100 degrees in Michigan in June. If I wanted that kind of weather I'd be living in Dallas or Phoenix or somewhere like that, damn it. Of course it's dry as a bone too while in Florida it's flooding. Mother Nature needs to get her act together. Or someone should invent a Weather Dominator.

M.J. Fifield said...

Yeah, I can't remember the last time it reached triple digits in Mount Washington Valley either. Good thing too, I start dying when it nears 90.

Brinda said...

I told my co-worker that my car displayed 117 as the outside temp as I left work yesterday. The weather reported 104 deg. I forgot to crack my windows and thought I might actually expire before the temp lowered inside the vehicle.

The phone app did a good job with vintage filter.

vic caswell (aspiring-x) said...

holy mamo-jammas!!!
that's hot!
also, love the filter!

Tonja said...

I live in Ohio. It was over 100 yesterday and is supposed to be 100 or just under it for the next week. I only went out to water my vegetables and move the ones in pots to the shade.

My husband does a lot of work in Africa, often near the equator. He says his African coworkers drink hot coffee in the hot sun.

The Golden Eagle said...

A lot of bloggers have mentioned high temperatures in their posts. It's been pretty warm here, too; hopefully it will cool down soon!

Congrats on the awards.

Jo said...

Phew, you frightened me, here in Ontario they are talking low 30s C for the next week. That's bad enough in my view, especially as its usually pretty humid.

Like the filter. Have a friend in Ireland who has a similar programme. Gets some great results.

Jay Noel said...

I remember that sketch. Very cool how aged the app made it look. Awesome.

It's been over 100 here in St. Louis since last week too. Crazy. We have at least 2 heat-related deaths so far. No rain in sight either. I think the hottest it got was 110 last Thursday.

Briane P said...

What were the awards for?

I suppose I should mention the heat, too, since everybody else did. Yesterday, on my first full day back from Florida, I took the boys to the pool. It was so hot that it was uncomfortable standing on the cement. The water felt perfect. I never wanted to leave. If I never felt cold weather again, I would be fine with it.

Oh, was I supposed to complain?

Andrew Leon said...

I was never a fan of heat when I was younger. I find I enjoy it a lot more these days, though.
My wife says I must be part lizard.

Cindy said...

I live in the same state as Dilloway and it's just not easy for us to adapt to these temperatures, but we have no choice. At least the pool water is warm and yet somehow still refreshing.

I also bought Photoshop elements and have been playing with it. I'm terrible at it.

Michael Offutt, Tebow Cult Initiate said...

The heat and the superstorms will get worse and worse with global climate change spurred on by carbon emmissions. The fact is that human beings are worse than a plague of locusts on the Earth.

Shelly said...

It seems that no matter where you go in the United States, it's a scorcher. I'm a Floridian. The humidity here makes it all the hotter.

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