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Perhaps, it is what one is used to experiencing when it comes to cold weather.Last year, in Michigan, we had the worst winter in decades with many days of wind chills below -20 (F). I own, and wear, an early 1950s vintage coat and a current Mil Spec Sterlingwear coat. The vintage has a higher arm cut. But, I can wear a thin sweater underneath. I was warm as toast. The vintage is an extremely heavy coat--the weight of the wool makes it seem like one is wearing an...
Stripes and stripes and stripes.
Sage advice, for everyone. Well said.
4-6 miles every morning, this week. The weather has been extremely cool--temps in the 50s. On Monday and Tuesday, I was in Pittsburgh--a runner's heaven. There are miles of trails, river walks.. with gorgeous views everywhere. On Tuesday, I ran atop the Mt Washington neighborhood--the tallest hill in the city. The panoramic views of the rivers, the stadiums, the city were amazing. Sigh! Now, back home in Lake Woebegon.
Yup!
Saturday morning. Before and after.
Tigers/Mariners In a game where the defense was sloppy, the pitching poor, and the bats were silent, this was the only highlight: Tiger Traxx, of course. It was appropriate that Austin Jackson, now CF for the Mariners, received a standing ovation on his first at bat.
I hope that you enjoyed your visit to Detroit. For all the SF members from the metro Detroit area, it would have been pleasure to have met you. I have never eaten atop the GM Building which is referred to, still, as the RenCen. The food may not be the best in the city, but the view must is spectacular.
After a quick morning cuppa, off to give a talk about Charles Ives. Said Arnold Schoenberg, “There is a great Man living in this Country – a composer. He has solved the problem how to preserve one’s self-esteem and to learn. He responds to negligence by contempt. He is not forced to accept praise or blame. His name is Ives.”
Post script: Buck Farmer did well for his major league debut!
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