Flee the 100’s …

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It’s over 100 degrees F, or 37C to your northerners, and that’s a trifle warm for this tortuga. Coming down from the prairie to the city may mean some fun time picnicking in town … enjoying some sumptuous sandwiches (below a half pastrami and swiss at Domini’s) …

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but it’s time to escape to some higher and cooler space!

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Ahhh … the shade of trees cools us down as we climb higher.

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And we head back from the regular roads, up and up we go.

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Until we find cool breezes, sheltering trees, and uncrowded spaces. This is only a couple of hours out of town.

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Looks like home! And here’s the view from the dining room (which is also the living room, depending on the time of day. Or, the office, depending on the workload).

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The temperature has dropped 20 degrees, and the breezes are cool too. My driver is going to miss the sandwiches from Domini’s though …

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