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Old 03-30-2016, 07:12 PM   #31
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"Heat is uncomfortable, cold requires a jacket for easily produced comfort"
Not always. I remember times when a stiff wind was blowing on my exposed face at 10 below F, and other times when no jacket would have produced comfort. On the other hand, I've never been so hot that sitting in the shade, even in the brutal Florida summer weather, hasn't resulted in major discomfort. Personally, I would rather wipe sweat off my face than to shiver uncontrolably with my teeth chattering.
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Old 03-30-2016, 07:31 PM   #32
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Not always. I remember times when a stiff wind was blowing on my exposed face at 10 below F, and other times when no jacket would have produced comfort. On the other hand, I've never been so hot that sitting in the shade, even in the brutal Florida summer weather, hasn't resulted in major discomfort. Personally, I would rather wipe sweat off my face than to shiver uncontrolably with my teeth chattering.
And I'd be sitting there with a t shirt and flip flops enjoying it too. It's what you're climatized to. I grew up in the High Rockies, and 3-4 foot snow storms and below freezing weather were common. Never thought I'd be able to stand the heat and humidity of the South. It took a year or two, then I settled in. Now when I go back to where I was raised I can't believe how cold it is, and I wonder how I did it.
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Old 04-01-2016, 08:36 PM   #33
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Spring has sprung...

Off topic: I'm really liking the Sleeman Honey Brown on tap here at my hotel.

Don't know if it tastes like Spring, but darn good.
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Old 04-01-2016, 09:10 PM   #34
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It snowed here this afternoon . Had to start up the wood stove to knock down the chill.
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It snowed here this afternoon . Had to start up the wood stove to knock down the chill.


And it's headed this way....
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And it's headed this way....

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Old 04-01-2016, 09:31 PM   #37
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You should travel up here to northern canada. Was a beautiful day today and is supposed to hit the low 70's F tomorrow.
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You should travel up here to northern canada. Was a beautiful day today and is supposed to hit the low 70's F tomorrow.


How is that fair? You're north of me and it'll be minus 12 Celsius here on Monday....
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Take consolation that you still have to do the conversion. When it gets to -40 it's the same for all of us. I've been out in -28 F real temp and that's cold enough for me.
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When I was growing up as a child, the sledding started to get real good at -30F.
At -40 we got to stay home from school and go out to play.

Of course that was not in Vancouver!!
Much further north in the Peace River Country.

Glad I don't have to make the decision anymore, to go out or stay in!!
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