This Week...Humidity Kicks In

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This Week...Humidity Kicks In


You can’t say I didn’t know...afterall I was born here. Not only that but living in Florida for 30+ years I was also used to hot and humid days.




Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather. John Ruskin



This past week Larry and I must have picked the most humid day we’ve had to go to our local nursery. It felt as if we were in a sauna. At one point, when Larry was deciding on which vine to get, I said  Just pick one!




If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm. Frank Lane



Thankfully there are a lot of trees where we walk but even then if there isn’t a breeze, you’re walking in “hot” shade!




We were able to get our birdbath with a fountain working so that our birds and squirrel would be well watered.


A change in the weather is sufficient to recreate the world and ourselves. Marcel Proust



If you’re out in this weather, don’t forget two things...sunscreen and hydrate!!!



Have a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend!





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Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Good morning, Kathy... I've been to Houston at high humidity... and to New Orleans... and to Charleston... not a comfortable way to live! Oh yes, and then there's 22 months of living in Abu Dhabi with 120 degree temps in summer and humidity at 90+.

May 25, 2019 07:12 AM #7
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Humidity is rare in our world.  It’s quite uncomfortable though and I hope it gets   a bit better for you soon.  Today it’s supposed to hit 71 in Juneau. We are feeling lucky.  

May 25, 2019 07:13 AM #8
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


We have had lovely weather in Florence, and rain is predicted for the next  two days.  No complaints, and we are going on an excursion to another town for  lunch...A

May 25, 2019 07:45 AM #9
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Wow Kathy, I guess that is what I like are Denver, the lack of Humidity here and the dry heat in the summer.


May 25, 2019 08:14 AM #10
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

High humidity does drain you.  Enjoy your holiday weekend.  Love the pictures and the quotes. 

May 25, 2019 08:56 AM #11
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Kathy - I am down in Florida through June 1st and I have to say the the humidity is very low and nights have been cool.

May 25, 2019 12:38 PM #12
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Sally K. & David L. Hanson my hair is straight- humidity or no humidity. 

Michael Jacobs that's a favorite of mine too. 

Donald Urschalitz one thing our area in Florida had was the breeze from the ocean!

May 25, 2019 06:26 PM #13
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Wayne Martin you're right. People up north have no idea what humidity really is. 

Sheila Anderson giving you a laugh has made my day!!! Hope that all will work out for you. 

May 25, 2019 06:28 PM #14
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Brian England what's funny is that when we visit AZ I drink gallons of water because I'm not used to how dry it is. 

Nina Hollander omg...I don't know if I could handle that unless I stayed in air conditioning all of the time. 

May 25, 2019 06:30 PM #15
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD 71 degrees sounds good!  The humidity is worse when there is no breeze at all. 

Ron and Alexandra Seigel that sounds ideal. We have a graduation bbq tomorrow late afternoon and I'm sure it will be HOT.

May 25, 2019 06:37 PM #16
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Will Hamm I think it's all about what you're used to. I have a hard time when I'm in really dry weather. 

Sharon Lee you do drink a lot of water!!! (and then your skin looks great!)

Grant Schneider stop rubbing it in!!! Hello to Phyliss!

May 25, 2019 06:39 PM #17
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
RE/MAX Northwest. - Tacoma, WA
Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!

I learned humidity in Guam. It is not a friend of mine  Kathy Streib 

May 25, 2019 09:45 PM #18
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Kathy.

Today is golf day, we're going earl this morning to escape most of the heat.  

May 26, 2019 02:30 AM #19
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

My mind often jumps to conclusions from what my eyes think they see.  For example, I read, "This Week - Humility Kicks In."

May 26, 2019 04:59 AM #20
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Too bad you are not in Florida now. Every day is in the 80s but with a cool breeze. Best may I have experienced so far.

May 26, 2019 07:09 AM #21
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

It's not been super humid here in Northern VA yet, but I know those days are coming.  I'm sure the humidity will arrive right on time for me to melt putting open house directional signs out today.

May 26, 2019 07:30 AM #22
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Kathy,
I love ALL your quote choices for this post.  The one by Ruskin reminded me of what my brother (who has some significant health challenges) often says: "Every day is a great day. Some days are just greater than others."  I admire him for his positivity. 

Hope you're having a wonderful weekend!

May 26, 2019 08:38 AM #23
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy today was the first really warm day that we have had so far.  I think Summer has arrived.

May 26, 2019 03:02 PM #24
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Hi Kathy,   It seems there are so many fewer things we can enjoy outside when high humidity kicks in.  Luckily, we haven't had much of a problem yet this spring.  

May 26, 2019 08:49 PM #25
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

I'm not a fan of humidity. My comfort zone is rather tiny though. LOL

May 28, 2019 06:21 AM #26
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