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Sun soaked bricks burning my butt.

by MO_Thoughts2 on July 9, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


Midwestern summer ...temps over 100 today. I went outside at lunch to read. The chairs under the tree were taken and I really wanted a few minute of quiet anyhow. So I sat down on the retaining wall by the side door. Yikes ... it was hot. Not unbearable, but a bit uncomfortable.

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