advertisement

TELL US: What memories do you have of coping with the heat?

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 | 1:39 p.m. CDT; updated 6:30 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Temperatures are above average across the Midwest, and heat advisories are in effect in Boone County and elsewhere, with little rain or other relief in sight. (You can keep up with the Missourian's coverage of the heat wave and related drought here.)

Talk in the newsroom Tuesday morning turned to what life was like before the days of widespread central air conditioning — and what life is still like for people who don't have it.

We started telling each other stories about our own childhood summers, and we invite your stories on this topic.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements