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I don’t know about where you are, but it was indeed grossly hot in Portland this weekend. I mostly stayed inside my glorious centrally-AC’d condo, except for a couple trips to the grocery store and to a Timbers/Sounders game that didn’t go as I’d hoped. The heat is gone though, it’s supposed to be 20+ degrees cooler today than yesterday, so I’m happy. How was your weekend?

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