This morning the temperature gauge on my car read 2 degrees . I checked the weather report about 5 minutes ago and it actually feels like -11 with the wind chill. I personally have never experienced such cold. Unaware of today's frigid temperatures, I made plans to go to the gym and then to my friend Angela's house for a lunch/playdate with her and her son. Within seconds of leaving the warmth of the house or car my eyes, hands, and pretty much entire body started to ache from the cold. I have taken 2 hot showers today and still cannot get warm (I must add that it was most definitely worth going to Angela's- I love being around here and she made me the best homemade bread and chicken noodle soup! So good :) Thanks Ang!
(for those of you who may be concerned about poor little Daniel and my parenting skills- I had him dressed in 4 layers... he was sweating when I got him into the house and I gave him a warm bath too)
I called my sister Kate who lives in LA and she was complaining about how she had to turn on her A/C today on her way home from the gym. It was 85 degrees. That is a difference of around 80 degrees. No more complaining Kate! But I do agree with her that winter should be somewhat cold. Now, -11 is not my cup of tea, but I do really like snow.
In defense of Rochester, it is absolutely beautiful here. The sunning is shining and the snow is sparkling- it looks like a winter wonderland (a very cold wonderland, but still pretty).
We are heading out west tomorrow and I am really looking forward to de-thawing!