|This is why it is so stinking hot.|
This is one trigger for migraines, a big trigger.
Summer with all its misery has arrived in surrounds of Southern California. Every year its revival is analyzed and dissected to discover the increased temperatures.
|High pressure effects|
Every year I complain to you all, to the point of showing photos of CostCo and its pre-Christmas products in August.
Global climate change is one of the factors. Fourth year of drought is naturally part of that. Now, the approaching El Niño, promised to arrive pretty soon, will bring some relief, UNLESS it tires out over Mexico.
Driving up to visit our grandchildren or to work takes us through an Ice Age-formed mounds of sand stone, surrounded with desert greenery and avocado trees.
Rather than complain about the obscenely roasting temperatures we are enduring, here are photos (poor ones taken from a moving car) of the Valley of the Slumbering Chiefs. (I named it such, all by myself.)
|"Our" hill; we claim ownership.|
|We really like our hill.|
|Here it is again, with view of "farm" land.|