Author: Alex

The constant heat was making me sleepy.

I rarely get sleepy in the middle of the day, but I have been taking a nap early in the afternoon for the last three days. I was sure it was the constant heat that was making me sleepy. I would get home from work, and it was all I could do to stay awake. […]

Do you think mom will get mad about the thermostat?

My brothers were playing football in the living room, and I was supposed to be watching them. Instead of being a babysitter, I was being the big sister, talking to my friends and playing games, while ignoring my brothers. I should have known there was going to be trouble when I heard one of them […]

We needed the furnace at night.

Although April brings some warm days to our area, we often need the furnace at night. The sun goes down, and there is a noticeable chill in the air. I usually pull the blankets up around me and get cocooned for the night, but my wife is the opposite. She sleeps with the blankets wrapped […]

I didn’t tell you winter was over.

My wife was in a hurry for winter to end and summer to begin. I came home last week, and she had the window air conditioners out of the basement. There was an air conditioning unit in our bedroom, our daughter’s bedroom, and in her workroom. She was putting the air conditioning unit in the […]