It hasn't rained more than a dab since April. The grass, bushes and trees are crunchy. The temp hovers in the intolerable range. The ozone levels stand at the unhealthy level day after day.
Please say the powers that be in Little Rock aren't going to let the developers of what once was the Summit Mall site on South Shackleford Road set fire to the scores of gigantic piles of trees they've scraped together all over the denuded hillsides of the once-wooded tract.