Life at homebase

I haven’t come home often while I’ve been at school. My first year I was 5.5 hours away, and for the past two years I’ve been 8 hours away from home. Last year, I had a summer research project with McNair and didn’t get home much, this summer I had two classes. In sum, I’ve pretty much acclimated to Wyoming’s mild summers.

What’s it like at home on the Omaha-suburbia? Apart from a more cluttered house than I remember and my mother’s plans next week to install granite counter tops the only things that stands out in my mind as drastically different than I remember is the




It sticks to you and makes you stick as if you’ve been covered by a hot gluey rag. It’s so moist and muggy outside I’m worried my cellphone is going to get water damage. The heat index has been up to 115 degrees while I’ve been home. I don’t remember feeling so miserable outside the previous years when I’ve come home during the summer.

Today’s weather:
High: 97 °F
Humidity: 67%
Heat index: 111 °F

Evan doesn’t even have air-conditioning in his putt-putt Ford Taurus. Unbearable.

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