Apparently, there’s a heatwave afflicting Western Europe, bringing the hottest July day ever in Britain. I’m a little jealous.
— Met Office (@metoffice) July 1, 2015
With daytime temperatures in New York hovering in the low eighties all week, it hardly feels like summer, despite Independence Day weekend starting in two days.
As a fellow academic put it, I almost feel like I should be assembling my course packets for the fall.