A Hot and Thirsty Texan’s Guide to the Most Refreshing Shapes of Ice
To quote the inimitable opening line of the 1999 Santana (featuring Rob Thomas) chart-topper, “Smooth”: Man, it’s a hot one. By “it,” I am of course referring to the Texas summer. And even though we are far from the height of summer and it’s not technically even that hot yet—it takes at least a few weeks straight of triple-digit temperatures for a Texas summer to really stand out—we are facing a potentially brutal few months. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas has already asked us to conserve electricity, to keep our thermostats set at 78 degrees during the day and 82 degrees while we sleep, to stave off the threat of blackouts. At the same time, we’re experiencing a chlorine shortage and a scarcity of…View Original Post
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