It's not news that we've had a very hot summer in the Mid-Atlantic. The heat is a known quantity here, though this summer seems to have dragged on for quite a while, with no end yet in sight. So my crew and I have surviving the heat down to a science. The most important piece to our summer success has been my incredible staff, without whom I'm a red hot (yuk yuk yuk) mess, and because I can't thank them enough, here's one try anyway: Molly and Allison, you rule. Thanks!
There are a few other things I'm grateful for this summer: