We've had some record high temperatures in NYC this week - its been a hot summer. So, I finally bit the bullet and bought an air conditioner. We didn't grow up with one, and I've lived in my apartment for nearly 5 years without it. But last week, I could barely sleep so I took the plunge. I installed it last night all by myself! I got such a great sense of accomplishment from doing something totally foreign that I thought I couldn't do alone, and succeeding! No boys necessary!
Silly, perhaps, but it put a smile on my face, and I got a great night's sleep. Score for the grrrrrll power!