All posts tagged Omaha

  • Looks like a good time to me

    Mmm. Savannah, Evan, and I got falafels today for her birthday at Amsterdam. So good! I’ve never had a falafel before, but Evan insisted that it would be well worth it. Doesn’t it look yummy?!

    Later, we walked down to the corner and had ice cream at eCreamery and that was also good, except they accidentally scooped me the wrong flavor. Oh well, I was still willing to eat it :)

    Any good food finds where you are?

  • 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

    horrible

    horrible

    HUMIDITY!

    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.