Last summer, the people I was with and I were in the middle of a brutal heatwave. Every one of us had the air conditioner unit running always, as well as it wasn’t able to keep up with the heat. Every one of us had a bowl of ice sitting in front of the fan, in an effort to help offset the air conditioner. Nothing seemed to be entirely working. Every one of us were walking around in our shorts as well as t-shirts, hoping to catch a breath of cool air. I had a lot of work to do, which I did from home. I sat in my office, as well as I could suppose the humidity building around me. There was sweat rolling down my face as well as into my eyes, but that didn’t stop the fact that I had a deadline to reach. I still had to keep entirely working. I would get up every once in a while as well as get a cold glass of water as well as an ice cube. I had to do whatever I could to stay cool. My partner got new home from work, as well as he was shocked at how tepid it was in the house. He checked the temperature control in the living room, as well as it read ninety-one degrees. He tapped the temperature control as well as looked at me oddly. He asked if it had been care about this all afternoon. I told him yes. I told him about the ice cubes as well as trying to get the home cool. He went back to the dining room as well as brought out some batteries. Every one of us had been hearing the fans running, but not the air conditioner. The temperature control batteries had died as well as the temperature control was no longer giving the direction to the AC unit to start running.