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Punishing Heat

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Punishing Heat

The days are filled with punishing heat 
here in desert California. For weeks the 
temperatures have seared  us in the 90s
approaching over 100  for the end weeks 
of September in Long Beach. 

Our troupers are used to the sun not cooling 
down until after October, but it looks like 
this year will be different. After more 
scourging heat, a cooling trend will come
in mid to late October. 

Finally a promise of relief. So make 
yourselves ready young gools and goblins
bags for candy in hand and costumes ablaze
to enjoy the pleasant weather on this 
spooky holiday before us.

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