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It isn’t a coincidence That hell’s perceived as hot For as for being in a boiling place, I’d rather not. The limits to my comfort zone Where summer is concerned Do not require that my skin Turn red or crisp and burned. It’s also not dependent on The pouring out of sweat, Although that’s as uncomfortable As I am like to get. No, all it takes ‘til I become Dante in his Inferno Is 90’s plus humidity – From outside, I adjourn-o!

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Date: 7/29/2020 1:28:00 PM
Loved your reference to Dante's Inferno and your clever ending rhyme! Brilliant throughout, as usual.
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Date: 7/23/2020 2:56:00 AM
Humidity is no friend of mine, Ilene. I can handle "dry" heat but "wet" heat defeats any ambition I might have. As a result I take frequent naps. I can only imagine the heat New York city generates! Many thanks for stopping by. / M
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Date: 7/22/2020 5:26:00 PM
Ha, ha! I'm cooked at 75 plus high humidity these days, though 80's with low humidity is no problem, at least not yet. We're getting younger, aren't we... :) gw
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Date: 7/21/2020 11:01:00 PM
Brilliant summer piece dear Ilene. Simple and crisp yet refreshingly awesome!!
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Date: 7/19/2020 2:09:00 PM
we rarely get excessive temperatures and i am not a sun worshiper anyway:-) stay cool Ilene!:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 7/19/2020 1:51:00 PM
Aye, heat and humidity in NYC during July can be overwhelming, but try Papeete! Luckily, you have an air conditioner complete with flapping pigeon wings! Aloha! Rico
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