Health and Wellness

Little Escape from the Heat


You know when you wake up in the morning and moisture is running down the outsides of your windows that the day is going to be a humid one.

After a first cup of coffee, I decide to check the temperature on our front deck which is in the shadows most of the morning. I find the window thermometer already registering 80F at 6:50 AM.

When I walk outside twenty minutes later, the warm air surrounds me.  There is no breeze, skipping my morning walk around the docks doesn't take a lot of thought.

The change from July 12 when we sat outside in the driveway just as dusk found is striking.  That night the eighty degrees with a nice sea breeze and less humidity felt like a great beach night.

This morning I am glad that I mowed the yard earlier in the week and soaked all the plants yesterday morning.  My wife comes in from taking a couple of letters to the mailbox at 10:30 and pronounces her trip outside like a trip to a sauna.
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Emerald Isle Emergency Medical Services EMT Basic Class

02/28/2009 - 08:00

Emerald Isle Emergency Medical Services offers emergency medical technician basic classes from 8am to 5pm Feb. 28 at the Emerald Isle EMS building. Call 252-354-2249 for details.

Red Cross Blood Drive

02/10/2009 - 09:00

There will be a Red Cross blood drive Feb. 10 from 9am - 1pm at Carteret Community College, 3505 Arendell Street, Morehead City.

Red Cross Blood Drive

02/06/2009 - 11:00

There will be a Red Cross blood drive Feb. 6 from 11am to 5pm at Realty World, 2946 Highway 24, Newport.

Low Cost Spay/Neuter Clinic

02/20/2009 - 00:00
02/22/2009 - 00:00

There will be a low cost spay/neuter clinic sponsored by Encore Pets Inc. of Morehead City on the campus of Duke Marine Lab on Pivers Island Feb. 20-22. Registration is 9am-noon Feb.7 at The History Place in downtown Morehead City. For info. call 252-247-1747.