From: Tom MacIntyre
Subject: Re: To my East Coast friends...
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Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2002 00:45:24 GMT
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On Fri, 06 Dec 2002 00:03:23 GMT, Jim Thompson
>On Thu, 05 Dec 2002 23:45:27 GMT,
>Tom MacIntyre ,
>In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
>Entitled: "Re: To my East Coast friends...",
>Wrote the following:
>|On Thu, 05 Dec 2002 23:29:37 GMT, Jim Thompson
>|>To my East Coast friends...
>|>It's presently 4:30PM and the temperature is 71°F outside, but the
>|>swimming pool is only 60°F :-(
>|>Enjoy your snow ;-)
>|> ...Jim Thompson
>|Luckily for me, I have a high tolerance for mildly cold temperatures.
>|I also hate being hot. Here it's in the -10C range, -15C windchill,
>|and I can do that in a short-sleeved shirt for walking or driving
>|short distances. 71F I find uncomfortably, but not intolerably warm,
>|but your pool sounds tolerable... :-)
>|My body sort of typifies the difference between temperature and heat,
>|because I always feel like I'm running a fever when I am not.
>Keep in mind that this is an *Arizona* temperature... the humidity is
>around 20%, so it feels cool. (Also the reason for the big difference
>between air and pool temperatures... lots of evaporation.)
>I like the pool around 85°F ;-)
> ...Jim Thompson
I checked the online CBC weather for the area, and our humidity here
is 85% today, which adds to the cold effect, I suspect.
By the way, a good friend of mine was vacationing in your area
recently, and sent a postcard. He and his wife had a very good time