Heat records are being shattered across BC and the Pacific Northwest, challenging all of us to find ways to stay cool as we make our way through this heatwave.  The majority of homes in this area do not have air conditioning, so we need to be creative to stay cool.

Hot weather like this typically lasts only a few days through the summer, and we grin and bear it, knowing eventually manageable temperatures will return.  As I write this post,  we have a heat warning in effect, and weather experts predict an even hotter tomorrow.  So what is one to do to stay cool?

To stay safe in the sun and hot weather, we must: