The temperatures here are beyond sweltering - I'd say closer to southern Hades! We have had record breaking temperatures this week and I've grown spoiled and out of shape for the heat. Yesterday and the day before the thermometer on the back porch looked like this at 4:30ish:
I know that part of this is radiating off the wall and the porch floor and that the sun is hitting the thermometer directly, but when I was standing right there, it certainly felt every bit of 138 degrees!
The official temperature was 108 yesterday, I think. Today we got a break and the official temperature was only a mere 106, I think.
We were invited to a potluck dinner tonight and I took baked beans and pasta salad. If you want the pasta salad recipe you can find it HERE.