Heat Wave

It has been brutally hot in Columbus the last few days, with the mercury nudging uncomfortably close to the triple digits.  When I left the office tonight, heat seemed to radiate from the buildings, the street, the alley, and the very air.  I felt like panting like a dog.  Instead, I thought of the classic Motown tune Heat Wave, by Martha Reeves and The Vandellas, and it made me feel like I just needed to get into the summer frame of mind.  This ’60s video of Martha Reeves and the Vandellas belting out the song helped even more: