Sorry for the silence.
In short, here's why:
1) Dealing with Government run health care because of the medical side of the Plague year. Guess what? Government health care doesn't work. When everything is back on track (or if you work in a Republican office or Organization, I will tell it sooner), I will tell that story when it's over (in about two weeks). That's the Bull.
2) If you've read anything about the fires in Los Angeles, I can see them from my house. LA is already hot during the Summer (or Global warming for the Gore crowd), but the fires add to it. Thus, the heat and the smoke.
While we complain about the heat, here is a cool video: