It was a balmy 102 degrees here in Cincinnati. I think you could literally fry an egg on the sidewalk. This didn't stop my intrepid son from playing out in the heat.
"Bubba," I said. "Don't you think it's a little hot out there?"
"Yeah," he said. "But I have a solution."
I couldn't wait to hear about this. "What's your solution?"
"An ice vest."
"An ice vest?"
"Here, let me show you." The boy took a few plastic bags and went to the freezer. He scooped handfuls of ice from the ice maker and loaded up the bags. Then he tied them together and somehow managed to make that thing look like a piece of clothing. He put it on. "Ta dah!"
Pretty impressive. (Of course two minutes after going outside, he was covered in water, but at least he was cool.)
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