It may not seem that much when many other places regularly have similar, or hotter temperatures, but we really aren't set up for this kind of heat. Most people and businesses, us included, don't have air conditioning, or even fans. Luckily, our friend Dan was able to lend us two old fans of his. Even with these, it was 98 inside our house yesterday afternoon.
Extreme conditions require extreme reaction. We went to the mall. The one in Bellevue. It has a toddler play area and air conditioning. And we weren't the only people with the same idea. The play area was a little like 'Lord of the Flies':
You can't see it too well in the video, but most of the parents are sitting near the edge of the play area, looking quite shell shocked, letting their kids come up with their own form of government.
The only other picture I can share with you is this photo of our car dashboard, where the car thinks that it's 115 degrees out after being trapped in the oven.... err parking lot.
It is supposed to cool off for the rest of the week. Only 99 degrees today. Think cool thoughts for us!