My Mother and the heat came into town this weekend.
L.A. experienced record temperatures this weekend and boy was it hot. Since we live on the west side near the water, our condo does not have air condition and our fans were not cutting it. So we headed to the beach on Saturday. Below are some resulting photos of my mom and the heat:
In order to escape the heat on Sunday though, we headed to the Beverly Center mall for some free AC, Jamba Juice and shopping. Changes in the weather means I need to start preparing for the annual wardrobe seasonal switch, right? So poor Raphael became "my elephant" (I stole the term from the short story Just Curious by Jude Deveraux) holding onto all my clothes and sitting tiredly outside the dressing rooms. He was also nursing a hangover, which didn't help matters. He was more than a good sport though, even let me take this degrading photo of him in all his misery: