The Dog Days of Summer
I have often heard this saying; it always conjures up images of days too hot to move. But according to the Farmers’ Almanac, “The phrase is actually a reference to the fact that, during this time, the Sun occupies the same region of the sky as Sirius, the brightest star visible from any part of Earth and part of the constellation Canis Major, the Greater Dog. This is why Sirius is sometimes called the Dog Star.”
(Trying so hard not to geek out with a Harry Potter reference here.)
In 2021 this falls between July 23rd and August 11th. There is no doubt that it has been hot here in the Midwest. But we have not been lying around. We have been busy telling the stories of businesses and non-profits. Luckily, mostly, in air-conditioned rooms. We even got to film an actual dog, a pit bull named Ben. If you’re a dog advocate, you should check out our client, Doggone Insurance.
Keeping this dog craziness going, Amanda’s sister Kelly just got a 9-week old puppy named Enzo. So, Amanda gets to be a puppy aunt, all the fun, none of the responsibility. Which is good, because puppies this young are a lot of fun, but also a lot of work.
We hope that you are enjoying your dog days of summer! And staying as cool as possible.