Most of you have heard about or experienced the horrible heat in the last two weeks. For several days in a row the heat index was right around 115 degrees. All the local television stations had the heat index listed in the upper right corner of the screen, which is the photo below. I'm told that all the corn in Iowa increases the humidity, which dramatically influences the heat index. Who know?Interestingly, Mattie doesn't seem to mind the heat. She lays out on the deck in the sun for a half hour at a time, or until I make her come in for a drink of water. Sheesh- you'd think she was a little kid on summer vacation!