Staying Cool with Low Cost Cooling

I hate this kind of weather. A friend of mine believes it’s because I was born in the fall. Apparently, people tend to favor the time of year they were born in. I honestlyjust think she’s nuts, because what is there to like about the summer?It’s hot and it’s humid. There’s also this giant yellow ball of fire in the sky that is intent on burning my pasty skin. Everything smells like sunscreen and sweat, and the whole world feels like it’s fit to melt.Then there are the AC costs. Becau...
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Better Outdoor Living: Nature, But Not TOO Close!

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The Problems of Outdoor Living When I was a kid, I really didn’t care about things like bug bites, or staying in the shade. I just wanted to be outside and having adventures. As I’ve gotten older though, I find myself less enthusiastic about getting eaten alive by bugs, or sunburn. It’s not that I don’t want to be outside per se, it’s just that I don’t want the outside to get...I dunno, too personal with me.See, I like being outside in summer (even if it can get miserably hot). I like the f...
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