you just can't make this shit up. Thoght at first it was babylonbee.
Those don't look like straws, more like nipples.
I don't think anyone ever used straw straws for sucking drinks - too small. Mebbe elder twigs though. Just cut one off and run a stiff wire through it - did it to make corn cob pipes when I was a kid.
Pass out free buttplugs at taxpayer expense?
Why is the Mom trimming a tree planted in a pot? She should be making potato salad.
It's called acclimatization. You live in airconditioning all your life, and you are more susceptible to heat when exposed to it. I grew up decades ago when there was no airconditioning anywhere in town, and it was 95/95 for weeks on end in the summer, and we thought nothing about how hot it was.