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Sizzled Out

We’re currently in a heat wave and there seems to be no end in sight. It’s so hot that the camper is smelling like sweaty cow pits and wilted beehives. It’s so hot that Bishop melted at least three hard hats when in contact with direct sunlight. (He wasn’t wearing them at the time so no polar bears were harmed in the writing of this postcard.) The heat is so unbearable (No bear pun intended!) that Mr. C. Cow has broiled three kiddie pools do to the sun evaporating all the water out of them. Marslean has attempted to use her wing power to cool him but she started sweating and it wasn’t pretty.

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Dramatic (and melted) heat interpretation.

Due to the blazing warmth we have been forced to come up with creative ways to stay cool. A few ideas have worked while others have sizzled out (That one was meant to be a heat joke. HAHAHAHA!)

Lemon Ice: I like frozen lemon ice. It’s great on a sweltering day. Keeps you cool and tastes refreshing. This seems like a good idea but as soon as it hit the outside it puddled up in to a giant lemon lake. The lake then slowly disappeared in the sunlight only to leave its lemony scent behind. Rest in peace lemon ice.

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I’ll take five of each please!

Tie Bags Of Ice To Body: This was one of Mr. C. Cows dazzling ideas. As soon as he walked outside his “Udderly Rad Udder Cooling System” became nothing more than two empty ice bags stuck to his udders. There is nothing sadder then a cow wearing plastic on his underside. After seeing the look on Mr. C’s face I think this is a moment in time we won’t mention again.

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Not even grog is going to help lil’ pirate buddy.

Safety Vest Cooling System: Mr. C. Cow took one of Bishops safety vests and added a fan to it in an attempt to wear a “safety fan”. Bishop was reluctant to try it on but he didn’t want to hurt any cow feelings. Fitted into the vest and given instructions on how this contraption worked it, was fired up and the air started pumping. It kept pumping and pumping to the point where the vest swelled up. Yes…it did keep the body cool but Bishop ended up looking like some sort of holiday parade construction balloon. I don’t think he’s going to keep wearing it.

When Mr. C. Cow started designing a way to wear a “water hat” it was time to call it quits. I think we’re just going to spend the time in the shop office standing in front of the air conditioner. When it’s this hot it’s safer to stay where it’s cool than risk going out there and melting into a puddle of goo.

Hopefully this heat will let up soon!

“Tipsy” Cerulean

All photos taken by me in Second Life.

Second Life Location: Simple’s Zoo Of All Things (M)

We are in a heat wave at the moment that doesn’t look like it will let up for days. Temps around 100f and a heat index so high that you can probably bake cookies on my picnic table. I want to take the time to remind everyone to keep all of your pets hydrated as well as protect their little paws from hot surfaces.

 

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Safety Vests Are Important

Bishop gave us a call while we were at a rest stop the other day. It was great to hear his voice because, although Mr. C. Cow is the GREATEST travel buddy in the world, I miss Bishop. I know he misses us too but we are a bit of a pain in the butt while home.

A good example of us being pains is the fact that he sent me photos of what was going on at the equipment company and I wasn’t very helpful. It’s not my fault I don’t know the difference between a hydraulic lift and something or other…I forget…

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You can make that one thing on it go up and down!

Bishop sent the first photo of some sort of thing you can drive. I think it looks really pretty with its bright yellow color and the fact that it has tires. I could visualize him shaking his head as he explained to me that it was our newest piece of company equipment. I gave him the thumbs up (which I realized he couldn’t see) and told him it was a great piece of machinery.  I’m sure him and Mr. GEHL would get along just fine. At that point he asked to talk to Mr. C. Cow for a few minutes.

After listening to one side of a twenty-minute conversation about safety vests it was my turn to discuss the second photo Bishop sent me.

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It’s Miller Time!

I thought it was a beer fridge. A fancy beer fridge that had a bunch of knobs and buttons on it because, the more an object has, the more expensive it is.

No?

Since the words “Trailblazer” was written on it then it must lead people by wagon through the Oregon trail.

No?  

Bishop informed me that I wasn’t even close and this was a welder. It gives you welts? Why would an equipment company want to give people welts? Doesn’t sound like good business practice to me!

Equipment aside we talked about how much we missed each other. I might confuse a welder with a fancy beer fridge but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a luv connection going on. I make him laugh more than I drive him nuts. Mr. C. Cow loves him because he has someone to discuss hard hats with. We make a pretty good team!

Maybe one day he’ll let me drive that new piece of machinery…if Mr. GEHL is ok with it.

“Tipsy” Cerulean

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All Photos Taken In Virginia by Bishop. Thank you!!!

If you’re feeling the need to touch machinery then come check out Tealeaf Equipment on Route 11 in Second Life.