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Old 02-09-06, 09:10 AM   #1
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Goodbye winter

Last week and earlier this week: low-to-mid 40's in the mornings, gloves, and a sweater.

Today: low-to-mid 60's in the morning (mid-80's yesterday afternoon!), no gloves, and a long sleeve polypro shirt that wasn't necessary.

Oh yeah: 114 days of no rain in Maricopa County and no end in sight. Perpetually dry lips suck.
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Old 02-09-06, 01:59 PM   #2
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I'm feeling your pain here in Albuquerque. Granted, we're not nearly approaching such temperatures as you mentioned but normally in February we're accustomed to 15-20 degree nights and when I leave at 4:45 a.m. it's up to about 35. What really kills me about this winter was that there was only one morning that I was afforded with the opportunity to brave the snow. It feels great to beat your dry road time when there's 2 or so inches of wet snow out. Anyway, good luck with the summer...I don't envy your commute in the triple digits.
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Old 02-09-06, 04:00 PM   #3
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the sun seems to come up quicker and quicker. i went three days without commuting, and now my standard departure time of 6:45 has me not using lights, with the sun just peeking over the horizon
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