Friday, November 16, 2007

Just to see what it's like...

I'm trying to push myself a bit on the cold weather thing, so like a complete and total nincompoop, I departed today (30*F, -1*C) with long pants, but no balaclava for my face, no long finger gloves, and only a short-sleeved t-shirt and a headband for my ears. Granted, this was another bus day for me, but I am trying to really get acclimated to the weather, and over-layering isn't doing me any good. On full trips, I find myself having to slow down a lot and peel layers off if I wish to keep from sweating. I figure it's better to get used to the cold and dress a little lighter than it is to turn into a slow-riding sweat machine.

Really, the only thing that made me suffer was the fingerless gloves. I got to the bus stop pretty early, then found myself waiting in a parking lot wearing a t-shirt and headband for warmth in sub-freezing weather. I had a long-sleeve work shirt with me that I could have tossed on to stay warm if hypothermia started to set in, but 30 degrees really isn't that cold. Just think of it as 272 degrees Kelvin; that makes it sound nice and roasty!

Random Tunage:
Notorious B.I.G. - Mo Money Mo Problems
Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark - If You Leave

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Noah, this sounds like a perfect scenario for the flu! Hypothermia comes on quick and can leave you a blabbering fool before you know what hits you. Get some works from 70 degrees and lower!


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