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In the cool before the heat…

Here's what it looked like up at Lucky Peak Lake this morning shortly after sunrise, as Boise-area windsurfers and kiteboarders took advantage of the early-morning breezes to kick off a all-week run of 100-degree days. By 7:15 a.m., there was a flock of us up there, close to 20, with the big kites dipping and soaring like exotic birds and the colorful sails whizzing across the water like intensely motivated butterflies. Early mornings like this make the heat bearable - that and afternoon air conditioning. Too bad we can't all handle the afternoon heat like my cats; they just curl up and snooze the day away until it's cooler… 

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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

Named best state-based political blog in Idaho for 2013 by The Fix

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