So, later I might see if I can get online from our backyard tree fort, but for now I’m focused on getting ready to head to some water. If you’re looking for some beat the heat strategies, here is a little round up of links. Do keep an eye on older folks, pets, and young children today, and don’t forget to put sunscreen on yourself and stay hydrated. We don’t get a lot of this out here, and let’s face it-we’re not really cut out for it.
Here is my complete list of South Puget Sound pools, wading pools, fountains, and spraygrounds. Most all of the spraygrounds are free!
Here is my list of readers’ favorite ice cream and cool treat spots. I wrote this before all the froyo joints popped up, so let me know if you’ve been to one I haven’t included yet. We’ve enjoyed Menchies and the new one in Lakeland this summer, as well as Puyallup fav, Elements.
Here is a list of beaches with sand.
Be sure to check the reader comments on both of those posts for still more ideas.
and, finally….here is my list of South Sound malls with play areas. Because, let’s face it, you might be wanting a little AC!