I always knew this was the hottest part of the summer but this clears some up for me.
In the Farmers Almanac it says that there are normally 40 days of the least rainfall during this time period fom July 3rd to Aug 11
In folklore the heat caused the dogs to go mad, the sea to boil, humans to have fevers and cause hysteria according to Clavis Galendaria in 1813.
My grass is not as green as usual and my flowers need lots of watering.
One other thing about the "dog days of summer" is that school is right around the corner and our annual tradition of buying school supplies has arrived.
DECISIONS, decisions--what colors to buy? What kind of backpack?
Yesterday we spent a few hours in the school supply isles picking out all of those special items.
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