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A Peek Into the Life of a Mommy Blogger: Enjoying a Heat Wave

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For most of my adult life I have lived in the South. I attended The University of Virginia , The University of South Carolina , and lived in North Carolina for years. First, I lived in Charlotte , and then I lived in Raleigh . Then eight years ago, I exchanged Carolina blue skies for a life in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania . It’s been a good move, but I always regret it in the winter. Indeed, when I first moved here people kept asking me, “Why did you move here?!” Apparently, nobody is making that trade.   For decades, there has been a steady flow of Northerners moving South. When you spend your entire life in the north you dream about more mild winters. And when you live in Pittsburgh, you constantly long for blue skies. I had a steady supply of good weather in North Carolina and I gave it all up. Life is more than sunny days though. At least that’s what I tell myself… What Pittsburgh lacks in good weather, it makes up for in charm. What Pittsburgh lacks in good weather, it ma