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tashabear
tashabear
lest y'all think I'm a good mood...
I fucking HATE hot weather. I think that 80 degree weather is horrid, I don't enjoy it, I don't want to be out in it, and I hate having to pretend that I like it just so I don't burst the bubbles of so many people who obviously love it.

But I can't stand it. I think it's a curse. It's awful, I want it to stop, I want winter back where I can bundle up and snuggle with Wolfie and know how to make myself feel better, because right now I'm wearing nothing but a t-shirt and I'm amazingly uncomfortable AND THERE'S NOTHING I CAN DO ABOUT IT. No air conditioning in my bedroom -- there are no windows in which it will fit... though I might have Wolfie stick on in my workroom. If we only use it at night, we can stick an air mattress in there and sleep in comfort. Or I can, anyway. Wolfie doesn't mind sleeping in this sticky hot slop I laughingly call air.

Yes, it is in fact hot enough for me. It was hot enough 15 degrees ago. I want it to be 65 degrees and dry. This 80 and humid shit is just WRONG.

(I'll get over the cranky. I'm going to go have a shower. But it's not making me any more ambitious about doing wedding shit when I can't even breathe and my ankles are all fucking swollen.)

i feel: cranky cranky

8 trips or shoot the rapids
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From: reasdream Date: April 19th, 2004 06:13 pm (UTC) (base camp)
the humidity is def. ick. And it's a bit too warm for me, too. I'm rethinking the whole "summer in DC" thing. *sigh* ick hot.
skorzy From: skorzy Date: April 19th, 2004 08:37 pm (UTC) (base camp)
Humid??? Where are you??? The beach? :)

The dewpoints across MA today were in the low 40's. Pleasantly, but not too dry warm weather. This reminds me alot of the perfect days in California I miss so much!
tashabear From: tashabear Date: April 19th, 2004 11:30 pm (UTC) (base camp)
I was in my computer room, and the heat made my feet and ankles swell. If it's hot here, it's humid.

A perfect day is misty in the morning, 60-68 degrees, with a slight breeze. Anything about 72 is Right Out. I think there are two or three perfect days a year.

Also remember I live a lot closer to water than you do, with canals on either side of me, and a reservoir at the top of the hill above me, plus I'm closer to the ocean.
emmacrew From: emmacrew Date: April 19th, 2004 11:25 pm (UTC) (base camp)
This is why I live in Seattle.
tashabear From: tashabear Date: April 19th, 2004 11:33 pm (UTC) (base camp)
If I wasn't such a dweeb about being that far away from my mom... However, if we move, I have told Wolfie I want to move to Portland, Maine. I'd be that much closer to Halcyon Yarn! (I got the equipment catalog in the mail today. I had to go lock myself in the bathroom with it for a while...)
emmacrew From: emmacrew Date: April 20th, 2004 01:32 am (UTC) (base camp)
Moms are good to be near. I am very happy mine moved to be 15 minutes away instead of the 800 mile door-to-door drive it's been for the last decade (though even that was better than when I was in Chicago and she was in California).
From: nutter4 Date: April 20th, 2004 02:06 am (UTC) (base camp)
80 and humid? In April? Is this normal?
tashabear From: tashabear Date: April 20th, 2004 11:54 am (UTC) (base camp)
Not really. To make matters worse, the Boston Marathon was yesterday. 80 degree weather is hell on runners. There's a father who pushes his severelt handicapped son in a special wheelchair every year, and they ended up having to stop at a first aid station. Lots of heat exhaustion and I hear there may have been a heart attack. Kinda puts my little temper tantrum into perspective.
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