Thursday, August 24, 2006

I didn't leave my heart in San Francisco ....

but I might have misplaced a case of hypothermia during one August visit.

Here's a word of advice: if you travel to San Francisco during the month of August - just as the Reds have beginning today - pack a T-shirt and shorts for the afternoon and a parka for the morning and evening.

See, there's this fog.

It shows up in the Bay Area around 7 p.m. or so and completely envelopes the downtown area. The temperature drops from the mid-70's to the mid-50's on a dime. The crystal clear afternoon skies become grimy with near zero visibility.

When you take the boat to Sausalito on a bright sunny August afternoon, don't stare at the folks buying fleece sweatshirts like they're from Mars.

They know something you don't.

Game-time temperature tonight: 58 degrees with a 16 mph variable wind.

The coldest winter I ever spent was ...

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