Sunday, August 19, 2012

Before Air Conditioning

From a 1998 article in the New Yorker, describing a life before air conditioning, Arthur Miller ventures into a world of sloth and sweat, a time when escape from heat was the fixed star of summer. I know whereof he speaks, having spent two dainty summers in New Jersey, and returning home to a panting fan each night, and remaining there, dead, for the whole wide evening.  Oh, fun times.  

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