Brutal Heat In The Midwest Hits 2012 Cadets
There’s no getting around it: It’s hot. The Cadets toughed it out in The-Middle-of-Nowhere, Kansas yesterday with a high of 104. To get to our housing site at Douglass High School, we basically drove to Wichita and then headed 30 minutes straight down a one-way road through the corn fields (which were all prematurely brown and dry).
The stadium and all rehearsal fields were grass, not turf, but that didn’t provide much relief from the heat. The volunteers were sweating it out on the food truck as well, to say the least. Being in a tractor trailer with multiple ovens on can’t be fun, but the corps enjoyed their chicken nuggets for lunch and pork tenderloin for dinner. The generator on the admin RV died as well, so few of us escaped the brutal heat of the Midwest yesterday.
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