I woke up to another day of sunshine. The sun always shines here except on very few occasions. Sometimes it is so hot that I can only compare my experience to being in a cooking pot. Yes, a cooking pot. Parking your northern zone model vehicle out in the sun in this corner of the Garden will definitely result in a burn on your hands and back. The steering wheel is burning hot and so is the seat. I actually had someone jump off the seat today, all the while begging forgiveness for jumping out of the car when offered a lift.
Knowing what to expect, I sat gingerly… then put my hands on the steering wheel carefully… keeping my door open while my prospective passenger danced a jig around the car looking for a seat that was cooler.
Fortunately they did not seem to notice how hot the air was inside.
As I carefully turned on my ignition to allow the AC to begin to run, I tapped softly on the steering wheel to begin to get used to the heat… I was going to have to drive off soon and the sooner the vehicle cooled down the better. No … don’t ask me about my back….
I finally drove off with my passenger seated in the back left, still exclaiming how the jumping around did not help, but thankful to have been helped out all the same.
… and so we both got to our various destinations, having experienced what God’s beautiful sun can do in my new little corner of the Garden…at the foot of the rooftop of Africa.
The freezer or the cooking pot… which would you prefer? 🙂
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