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Weather Talk: Different tastes for everyone

Weather is not at all like food. If we like lasagna, we like lasagna. But we are much more fickle when it comes to what sort of weather pleases us. Some of this is likely due to varying expectations in different times of the year. Back in Februar...

John Wheeler

Weather is not at all like food. If we like lasagna, we like lasagna. But we are much more fickle when it comes to what sort of weather pleases us. Some of this is likely due to varying expectations in different times of the year.   Back in February, when we had a stretch of days with temperatures in the 40s, we rejoiced in the spring weather. A few weeks later, with the snow cover melted, the temperature shot up to 66 degrees on March 6, and then we had several more days in the 60s over the next week. The mornings were often below freezing and many of the days were rather windy, but these temperatures were 20 to 30 degrees above average and so we basked in the warmth and reveled in our good fortunes. Similar weather today would bring out a lot of complaints. It is late May and we now expect 60s and more from the weather, even if the lasagna tastes the same.   

 

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