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Safe in the Summer Sun

August 3rd, 2021
July and August are the hottest months of the year. That’s when the amount of solar energy hitting the earth is at its peak. Many people like to be active outdoors during these hot, humid months: taking vacations, enjoying backyard barbecues, visiting the beach or simply strolling through our neighborhoods. But we must protect ourselves from the scorching summer sun. August is Summer Sun Safety Month, so let’s explore some ways to stay safe while enjoying the outdoors this month.…

Good Morning, Sunshine!

September 21st, 2016
Even though we are technically now into fall, here in Florida, the sun is shining most days, and I for one, feel energized by the sunlight. It gets pretty hot in Florida, so I don’t spend a lot of time outside in the sun, except when my sister and I are doing yard word. (I’m the “official” grass cutter at our house.) I didn’t used to be a sun avoider. As a teen in Pennsylvania, I worshiped the sun. Now,…