It’s hot

It’s hot and it’s been hot for days.  The forecast shows that the weekend will cool down to the mid 90’s.  You know it’s been hot when you start looking forward to mid 90’s.

I’ve learned a few things about hot weather over the past couple of weeks.  I’ve learned that I can burn my hand opening a door.  I’ve learned that the best parking space is determined by shade and not by distance. I’ve learned that my seat belt makes a pretty good branding iron.  I’ve learned I can steer my car with only two fingers.  I’ve learned that Truman Lake has as many stumps as fish.

I’ve also learned that it’s really difficult to keep a hospital cool when it’s this hot outside.  We’ve had some trouble with one of our air-handlers working properly over the past couple of weeks and our Engineering Department has been working hard to keep all of us cool.

  The guys in Engineering have spent extra time monitoring the system, adjusting air flow and fielding complaints.  They’ve even gone so far as to install temporary air conditioners in parts of the facility.  They’ve done a great job and they’ve been sweating to keep the rest of us cool so if you get a “little hot under the collar” about the temperature in parts of the building, please don’t get “hot” at the Engineering Staff.

If you want to know what hot really is, take a few minutes to visit the Engineering Staff in the boiler room…one bit of advice about a trip to the boiler room – take a change of clothes!

About Craig Thompson

I am a young professional with two great sons, and I work in the healthcare setting. I am employed in hospital administration and serve as Chief Operating Officer at Golden Valley Memorial Healthcare in Clinton, Missouri. These are challenging and exciting times in healthcare and my blog will focus on healthcare, raising boys or being raised by boys, and living in mid America.
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