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Dog Days of Summer

Why, For Me, August Is The Cruelest Month

Laurie Levy | Posted 08.08.2016 | Fifty
Laurie Levy

I should love August. I was married August 18, 1968, and am getting close to celebrating the 50-year mark. But I have always disagreed with T.S. Eliot who proclaimed in his poem 'The Wasteland' that 'April is the cruelest month.' For me it's August.

Surviving the Dog Days of Summer: 6 Tips to Stay Motivated

Diane Passage | Posted 07.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Diane Passage

For the last few weeks I have been in the throws of the dog days of summer. July and August are known to be the most hot and humid months of the year,...

Adorable Photos Of Artists With Their Dogs

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.09.2013 | Arts

Hey, look -- it's Pablo Picasso, his daughter and a dog! Just when you thought artists couldn't get more cuddly, or dogs more sophisticated, th...

Surviving The Dog Days Of Summer

Donna Henes | Posted 10.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

The dog days are officially counted as starting 20 days before the conjunction, and continuing to 20 days afterward, which spans July and August -- the hottest and muggiest part of the season.

Dog Days of Summer in Toad Suck

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 09.08.2011 | Travel
Maggie Van Ostrand

I just got back from a cross-country drive with my two dogs and boy did we have a few adventures along the way. We were headed from Southern Californi...

We Can't Get Dick Done in This Heat, But USA Today Has Somehow Found a Way

Disgrasian | Posted 09.06.2011 | Comedy

It's been hard to get any work done lately. It's hot and we're bothered, and I don't mean that in a good way. The same can't be said for USA Today, wh...

Unplug and Recharge: How to Stay Cool with Yogic Breathing

Sara Avant Stover | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sara Avant Stover

Sitali cools down the body when it's feeling overheated, as well as the mind and heart, when fiery emotions like anger and jealousy arise.

It's August 18th ...and The Living Isn't That Easy

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Laermer

Since we are used to doing very little during this time of year, I guess it's time to relearn how to cope with The August Midsummer Blues. Here's what to do in the last weeks of August in 2009.