By Lovina Eicher
It sure feels good to finally sit down and prop up my feet in front of a fan after a shower. It has been hot and humid this week. We have been trying to shade the windows from the sun. We have a wrap-around porch towards the east and south which provides some shade. It’s when the sun shines from the west that we feel the heat. In the house we pull the shades to block out the sun until the sun goes down. We use battery-powered fans but it seems on hot days like this they just blow the warm air around. Growing up at home we didn’t have any fans. In Dad’s later years he finally bought a small battery-powered square fan to help him get through hay fever season.
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