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Having been raised here...

November 09, 2018 06:04AM
semi-desert conditions... 100+ temps common... heat doesn't bother me much. Or it didn't used too. These days I can't tolerate it as well.

But my point is: When I see movies where the people in the movies have to deal with extreme heat... stranded in a desert for example... I think, "hell, I could do that easily".

But as for 'cold'... it has snowed here at my home ONE time...1962. We seldom drop below freezing... so when I see in a movie people having to deal with cold... I can't imagine it.

The coldest day I ever suffered, (I think, I may have been in colder conditions)... was in New Jersey. Belmar, to be exact... and 1 block from the ocean. It was snowing, it was windy, and I don't remember what the temperature was but I do remember that with the 'wind chill factor' it was -17. Facing into the wind was unbearable. They always say extreme cold is like knives being driven into you... and it's true.

BUT... 21Dog and I have both noted on this board, (a few times)... that we have a 'type' of cold that although much higher in temperature than your cold... above freezing, may be MORE miserable.

We used to get heavy, HEAVY fog... so heavy you can't drive. Sitting at football game in those conditions is the most 'miserable' I've ever been... even more miserable than that -17 day in Belmar.

  Animals are the best...

JamesJM77November 08, 2018 11:47AM

  Wife and I watched it last night as well :)

IowaRam37November 08, 2018 01:37PM


IowaRam35November 09, 2018 05:53AM

  Having been raised here...

JamesJM33November 09, 2018 06:04AM

  that wet fog cold......

21Dog31November 09, 2018 06:41AM

  I was terrified to drive home at night down 99

ferragamo7936November 10, 2018 07:16AM

  99 and I-5

JamesJM37November 10, 2018 07:27AM

  I want to see that

ferragamo7935November 09, 2018 04:40PM