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Hot
And Hot :: Jo

Summer is just so damned inevitable.

    TAGS:  hot, Summer, inevitable


Have you ever been 44 years old and working under a boiling hot sun, digging in the dirt, and almost passing out because you’re out of shape and out of focus and out of breath, basically, and then finished the job, still 44 years old but feeling much older, and then stumbled into your car and driven into the downtown of the nearest small town, and then stumbled even more into the first little tavern you came to with a long, wooden bar, air conditioning, cold beer, and wireless internet service, and for whatever reason, you happened to have your laptop strapped to your back, because, if you must know, you thought you were absolutely going to die because of that boiling hot sun and you weren’t sure you would make it to the shade of a barstool before you gave up the ghost, and if you didn’t make it, you wanted to make damn sure you died with all your typed words close by, even if they would just be grabbed up by some old drunk who just liked the look of your backpack - well, I just did.Update: Due to an official complaint filed against this sentence, it will be provided with an alternate ending until an official ruling is handed down from the Dash & Question Mark Subcommittee. Thank you for your patience in this matter. Have you ever been . . . . grabbed up by some old drunk?

    TAGS:  hot, beer, hard work


Hot enough for ya?

    TAGS:  hot, banal


“Mom, I plugged the iron in, and it’s hot now,” she yelled across the house.

    TAGS:  hot, children, scary


Two drunks with a nickel between them were arguing over what to play on the juke box until a tomato in a dress that was too tight a year ago pushed the key that started off something noisy and hot.

    TAGS:  guest scriner, hot, tomatoes, noisy, Spillane


I’d like to get angry with someone about the continuing horrendous heat, but it’s just too bloody hot to be bothered.

    TAGS:  hot, bothered


There’s a special sort of boredom that comes from being too hot to do anything, knowing there are things you should be doing and not wanting to do any of them.

    TAGS:  senseless, hot, boredom


According to the well informed Grudknows, I am a cybervixen, a real life vixen, and a vixen vixen, but I think that’s all open to hot, buttery debate.

    TAGS:  hot, buttery, cybervixens, cake vixens, vixens


No one complains more poignantly than a 12-year-old on the last, hottest day of the summer.

    TAGS:  hot, Summer, complaining, poignant


Problem: hot. :: boot

Solution: beer.

    TAGS:  hot, beer


swim :: 'mouse

“I don’t know what a ‘weathermudgeon’ is or what this 99F (37.2C) they’re talking about at the picnic is,” thought Little Bear, but I do know it’s time for a dip in the creek.

    TAGS:  hot, Little Bear, swimming


tad :: boot

If 5 days of 39C is a ‘tad warm’, then… Mister, I hope you fry in hell.

    TAGS:  hot, weather, Summer, complaining


If I ever kill anyone, it will be in crushing, soul-destroying hot weather.

    TAGS:  hot, warning


Hotter than balls :: 'mouse

While I do not dispute my 15-year-old daughter's assertion that 97% humidity and 97 degrees in Taiwan is "hotter than balls!" I do wonder how she acquired the knowledge of such a subject. 

    TAGS:  hot, balls, Taiwan, summer


 

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