Sunday Post #437 Turned on the Heat

September 13th, 2020 Kimberly Sunday Post 49 Comments

13th Sep
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Last Sunday at the zoo it was 104° and by Tuesday the temps had dropped into the low 40s. We had rain and thunderstorms all week. The highs were in the low 50s and we ended up having to turn on the heat or gas fireplace to stave off the chill. It’s September! Yikes. Mr. Caffeinated is back in the office 3 days a week and our county extended the mask mandate until mid-October. Usually this time of year we venture to Valla’s Pumpkin Patch with the Royals, thanks to Mr. C’s work, but they canceled it. It was sad seeing memories of the past five years on our timelines.

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49 Responses to “Sunday Post #437 Turned on the Heat”

  1. Lorna

    104 degrees? I couldn’t have stood it. You would have found me in the air conditioned gift shop. Too bad about the cancelled outing at the pumpkin farm. We used to do that a lot. And brrr for temps in the low 50’s. Although since I hate summer I could handle it.

  2. ShootingStarsMag

    Ooh I really want to read The Project and One by One – hope you love them. Just signed up for Fraterfest. If you need more challenge/giveaway hosts, let me know, and I’m sure I can come up with something. 🙂

    It’s been crazy weather around the country. I don’t know what’s going on. I just want normal Fall weather for awhile.


  3. sherry fundin

    a bit stormy here in the forida panhandle but we are lucky the worst of the storm is going around us. these are definitely challenging times and we have to take those good moments when we can find them

  4. Tyler H. Jolley

    Oh yeah, the chill is defiantly in the air. Only a few more months of mountain biking before the time change makes it too dark to ride and the snow starts. Bummer about the pumpkin patch. Hope you have a good week, Kimba!

  5. vidya

    strange weather indeed.. we had those eerie orange skies here in the bay area!
    and i really want to read anxious people

  6. MarthaE

    It sounds like things are moving forward a bit for you. Our court system is moving to phase 2 so that is encouraging.
    I’m glad your events are continuing. Now if I can only schedule to get in on them.
    Nice new arrivals. Happy Reading!

  7. Katherine

    It’s been a billion degrees here until recently and I’ve been loving the less the oven level temperatures! I’m not sure what we’re going to do fall-wise and with Halloween but hopefully we will all come up with something fun. Enjoy your new books and have a great week.

  8. SJ

    I hear ya, the temps have been all over the place here too. I also know what you mean about things not being open or canceled. The hubby and I usually go to the Cider Mill on the first day of school and get fresh cider and donuts for the kids when they get home, but we couldn’t this year due to COVID.

  9. bookworm

    Wow that’s a big temp change. It’s still warm here but it does get cooler in the mornings and evenings which is nice.
    I will miss our apple picking this year as well. 🙁
    Enjoy your books, they all look good!

  10. Sophie

    And our weather is mad too as we have a mini heat wave in Belgium Kimberly! We are known to have a climate similar to the UK so wet and cold!!!!
    Sorry for the pumpkin celebration. So many fun events got cancelled this year.
    Have a good week!

  11. Sophia Rose

    Isn’t the weather funky? It’s that time of the year when you could be wearing shorts or sweats all in the same day. 🙂 Too bad about the pumpkin patch activity getting cancelled, but better safe than sorry, I guess.
    Lovely haul of books this week.

    Have a good week, Kimberly!

  12. sjhigbee

    Oh my word! WHAT a crazy swing in temperatures – that can’t be good for the flora and fauna, never mind what it does to the human constitution… I hope you have a comfortable week, where it’s not too hot and not too cold!

  13. Rachel

    That weather is insane! 104 for the zoo had to have been tough on the Royals. Oh, a visit to the pumpkin patch sounds delightful. Sorry to hear it was canceled.

    I got a copy of Anxious People as well, and I’ll probably pick up Jayne Anne Krentz too. I’ll probably sign up for Black Friday. Have a great week, Kimberly!

  14. A Voracious Reader

    104º?!?! Holy shit! That’s insane! I don’t like the heat, so I’m looking forward to the cooler temps. I could live with 70s/50s (or thereabouts) year round and be perfectly happy. lol Sorry to hear about the Pumpkin Patch cancellation. I always enjoy seeing your photos. 🙁

  15. Lola

    What a big change in temperature over only a few days. We have had some cooler weather these past few weeks, but now get 3 really warm days suddenly again next week. The weather sure seems weird everywhere. I hope you had a fun time at the zoo. And have a great week!

  16. Stormi Johnson

    It got a little chilly here but not like that! I am so worried with how the weather has been so weird that we will have an early winter and I can’t deal with that! 🙁 Bummer about the pumpkin thing being cancelled. 🙁

    Have a great week and happy reading!

  17. Jessica @ a GREAT read

    Dang! Those are some nice temperatures! We’re still pushing 80 around here, which is slightly cooler than usual, but still too warm for me. Lol!

    Nice new reads too! Those are new to me ones, but I hope you enjoy them all!

    Here’s my StS

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower 🙂

  18. Jan @ Notes from a Readerholic

    I don’t think I could have done the zoo trip with the temp at 104! We had a big drop in the temperatures, here in Iowa, too. And lots of rain.

    You got some books I’m hoping to read when they’re published. I hope you enjoy them and have a good week!

  19. Marsha Spohn

    That’s quite a temperature range there! Just really noticed how it’s getting dark here earlier and light in the mornings later… I know it’s Fall, I’m just not ready for it yet!

  20. Ailyn Koay

    it’s okay to have to miss one year when you get to do it next year when things cool down. Though you could get creative i guess?

  21. Heather

    That is a crazy drop in temperature, the world has gone bonkers! I hope you enjoyed the zoo.

    I know what you mean about the memories, we have stricter restrictions coming in place at midnight, normal times seem aeons ago!

    Have a good week.

  22. Tressa @ Wishful Endings

    I need to look at your events and join up. We’ve had weird weather too, going from 115 to 90 for the high in three days. I can’t complain about cooler temps though. Fun new reads! I got The Haunting of Beatrix Greene tooand am hoping I’ll love it. I hope this week goes well for you!

  23. Laurel-Rain Snow

    I want to read One by One and All the Colors of Night.

    Enjoy your time with the kids, even though it is a new normal for all of us. I hope you love all of your books.

    Stay safe!

  24. Lark @ The Bookwyrm's Hoard

    I’m sorry about the pumpkin patch, but not surprised. The weather extremes out west have been WOW! Robin and my parents woke up to snow on Tuesday morning — in New Mexico. (They are at high elevation, over 7,000 feet.)

    You got the new Jayne Ann Krentz! I am still waiting with my fingers crossed.

    Oh, and thanks for the shout-out! 🙂 Have a great week, and stay safe!

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  25. Gayathri

    I can’t believe it is pumpkin time already. But I definitely glad that the temperature is falling here in Dubai. I am sad that your plans foiled. I hope you are staying safe!

  26. Greg

    Wow that’s quite a temp drop. We’ve had chillier weather here too. It’s weird so early in September! And also a shame about the things we can’t do now. Yay 2020…

    Happy to see stuff like the hohoHo and whatnot coming up. At least some familiar bloggy things are still around… 🙂

    Have a great week!