Jibber Jabber, Numbers

Eight Very Warm Days

Today is the first day of a possible eight-day heat wave. Argh!

The weather forecast said that the temperature in the coming days will be in the thirties. This afternoon peak temperature was at a bearable 25°C, hence D and I went grocery shopping.

While selecting carrots, I heard a woman let out a big sigh of relief when she walked into the cold storage. Understandable. At the checkout counter, I noticed that the person in front of me was wearing a cardigan. What?! In the parking lot, there was a woman waiting in her car, which she kept running for the air-condition. People are already acting out of the normal, and the temperature was just hovering about the mid-twenties. I wonder…