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    GRAND Social — Grandparent linky — July 16

    Summer is my least favorite season, and this year it's proving to be my least favorite summer of all. My No. 1 reason? It's just too darn hot and dry. Even the deer are running through the sprinklers across the street any chance they get.

    It's definitely too hot to go outside, and it's too hot to do much of anything productive inside. At least in my part of the world, at least today. Maybe it is in your part of the world, too. If so, I invite you to join me in grabbing an icy cold drink, settling into a comfy chair, and joining this week's GRAND Social.

    How it works:

    • All grandparent bloggers are invited to add a link. You don't have to blog specifically about grandparenting, but you must be a grandparent who blogs.
    • Posts shared can be an old one or a recent one, your choice. I like to link up to older posts that current readers likely haven't seen.
    • To link up, copy the direct link to the specific post you want to share, not the link to your blog's home page. Then click the blue "Click here to enter" text below and follow the directions to add your post to the list.
    • You can add up to three posts, but no duplicates, please, and none you have promoted on a previous GRAND Social linky.
    • No contests, giveaways, or Etsy sites.
    • Adding a mention at the bottom of your linked posts, such as This post has been linked to the GRAND Social blogging event, is appreciated. Or, you can post the GRAND Social button using the following code:


    <a href="" target="_blank"><img src=" " alt="Grandma’" width="125" height="125" /></a>


    • The GRAND Social linky is open for new posts through Wednesday evening, so please come back to see those added after your first visit.
    • If you're not a blogger, you have the pleasure of being a reader. All bloggers who link up would be honored to have you click, visit, read and comment.

    READERS and PARTICIPATING BLOGGERS: Please visit the posts others have linked to by clicking on the thumbnail photos. Comments are always appreciated by the bloggers whose links you visit, even if it's simply "Hey, stopping by from GRAND Social."

    Thank you for participating in the GRAND Social grandparent linky!

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    Reader Comments (6)

    It was so muggy and humid at my house this morning i could not wait to get to work / the office!

    Love that deer!

    July 16, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterdebra

    hi Lisa!

    I'm so happy to be able to link up today!

    It is so true that this summer has been one of the hottest and driest ever. We had a little rain last evening and it was so welcomed!

    Loved seeing the deer in the sprinkler--i feel bad for the wild animals that have harder than usual living conditions at a time when their should be plenty for them to eat!

    July 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterPat

    It has been unusually hot and dry so far this summer around here. At least we don't have the humidity of some places (that's the only positive thing I can think of about our situation)!

    Have a great Monday!

    July 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterDebbie E.

    I agree with heart goes out to the animals who are suffering in the drought we are also having in Michigan. We keep the bird bath clean and filled because it is constantly being visited. This despite our six (6!) cats who paste themselves to the windows and watch! Speaking of cats, I now have to go see what Kc has to say about Peanut Butter Sandwich! See, Lisa? I am following your suggestion to beat the heat by relaxing and reading what all the other wonderful grandmas have to say today!

    July 16, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJoyce

    summer is my least favorite season too, for the same reason.

    July 17, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterkaye

    Oh, I am not a summer-lover, either!
    I am, :( not a Grandma yet, either, so cannot legitimately post a link.
    Do my Grand-beagles count? :)
    Somehow, it helps to know others are not huge fans of hot, humid, sticky weather, either.
    Today? Inside, tidying up, laundry, and perhaps stuffing the wedding invitations into their envelopes -- daughter Wilma's wedding in in three months! Hurray!
    And now, I'm going to go refresh the water in the bird baths...
    Emma Ann

    July 18, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterEmma Ann Weatherly
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