Re: [gardeners] cold

George Shirley (
Sun, 14 Mar 1999 08:21:18 -0600

"Byron.Bromley" wrote:

> George
> It's not really that cold here, I live about 100 mi south of Mt Washington
> NH where the coldest temps and the highest winds were ever recorded
> on this earth. How about -112F 152 mph winds yeilding a wind chill
> of below -300F Survival of a naked human body is measured in
> microseconds. Any exposed skin freezes even eyeballs. If you tried
> to "P" you would freeze to the ground. That sir is COOOOLD
> Save this message for when it 105F there
> Byron

But, you see, I like the heat as much as you like the cold. I'm old enough to
remember what it was like before air conditioning was so common and it didn't
bother me then either. Our thermostat is set on 80F all summer and it
maintains the house cool enough to tell the difference when you come in from
outside. 105F is uncommon, mostly our summer temps are in the