Simmer, sizzle and sweat, it’s summer time in Saint Louis and it is a hot one this year. The highs were 108 °F yesterday and 107 °F today. The cleaning lady at work suggested that I try frying an egg in the street. She had seen it done on the news. I considered doing it. It would have made a great picture, but it is too darn hot. This has probably been the hottest summer that I’ve ever experienced here in the Lou. Hotter even than my first summer here, 1980. That summer was a good warning about Saint Louis summer weather. Every summer since then we’ve been reminded of that first hot summer. This summer’s reminder is especially vehement though. Well, enough whining about the weather. Tomorrow will be cooler and it just might rain, for the first time in a month.