… 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 , 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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August 13, 2013 in (everyday) life, Climate, clothing [appropriate], heat, House (old) & Garden, lawn, Pictures, weather & climate
Tagged climate, clothing [appropriate], expat, Expat Blog, garden, heat, Lawn, Weather
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… was on the agenda for today. As I had mentioned in my posting “With My Most Favourite Toy …“, our lawn – well, what lawn is left after our prolonged drought here in southern Texas – had to be … Continue reading
I did a little more gardening – trimming the grass around flower beds and vines by hand: some hard work Those runners of our Bermuda grass are that tough that they could be used instead of bailing wire! Related articles … Continue reading
When I mowed the lawn today I found out – again – that the time is coming when one gets miners’ lung from ust mowing the lawn 😉 : the grass in the front yard is drying up again with … Continue reading
… or the weather, rather, when you do not get hay fever but rather pneumoconiosis while mowing the lawn, as I found out again today mowing. Despite the frequent lawn watering there meanwhile are quite a few very dry and … Continue reading