Category Archives: temperátures


… in the last few months our AC is not running during the day. What an absolutely  wonderful feeling!  🙂  We had some very welcome rain lately – not much, but still very good – and the temperature has gone … Continue reading


Extremely Hot and Humid …

… that’s what the weather was supposed to be this afternoon, according to the weather alert I had in my inbox this morning: “Weather Alert for Karnes County, TX ! Special Statement ! Issued at: 3:26 am CDT on August … Continue reading


In This Weather …

… I always work outside in full clothing [long-sleeved shirt & long pants] plus a hat.


“Heat Resistant” Clothing

But only, if work is absolutely unavoidable!  😉  This picture here is not too recent [2007], and it was taken in April. But even in our present summer heat wave I wear exactly the same clothing, as it cools once it has got wet from sweating – and that takes minutes only – and as it also prevents sunburn, which – at about 30 degrees latitude – is a real danger.

More about this picture and the action “around it” [I’m redoing our lawn] in a later posting.

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At 100 Degrees Fahrenheit …

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… air temperature in the shade and 105 degrees real feel even the A/C has a hard struggle to maintain a decent temperature inside our (poorly insulated) house, especially as even at night the house doesn’t really cool down, with … Continue reading


Back Home Again

By now a few days have gone by since we returned from our tour to England and Scotland and it’s time for me to leave a “sign of life”  😉  here in my blog. We really had a great time … Continue reading


We Haven’t Had That Before: …

… a fire in the fireplace on a May 2! But after another cold front had come through yesterday morning and brought some more arctic air with it, we were happy to have anice little fire burning in the fireplace … Continue reading


… is what we had yesterday: unbelievable 96 degrees Fahrenheit as early as March 18 – not even spring yet! But today it’s soemwhat cooler [82 Fahrenheit] again, and for the next few days the temperatures are forecast to be … Continue reading



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Even if after only two and a half colder days it meanwhile has become warmer again [today we’ve been promised up to 75 degrees Fahrenheit and the next days are supposed to be mild, too, with lows of around 50 … Continue reading


… we had, with 80 degrees Fahrenheit, (nearly) summerlik etemperatures down here in southern Texas and on Saturday nigh we even had the AC running in our bedroom, but for the last two days it has become cooler, nearly down … Continue reading


… since early this year, in fact, that yesterday, last night and all day today we haven’t had the AC going – until now, at least – but the windows open, because it had nicely cooled down, after a cold … Continue reading