well, at least it feels like it. it’s cool and damp and windy these last two days in shanghai, and it’s a welcome respite from the heat of summer. i hope fall lasts quite a bit, because winter around these parts is none-too-comfortable either, what with the poorly insulated buildings and tile floors in my apartment.
weather wise, i’ve always had the horrible decision making power in terms of where i’ve lived after growing up in la (mild, sunny and warm) and going to university in the bay area (temperate and cool).
1996-1997 chini village, huadu city, guangdong province, china: humid and hot summers, damp uncomfortable winters
1997 – 2002 hong kong: humid and hot summers, damp uncomfortable winters
2003 – 2006 houston, tx: humid and hot summers, damp uncomfortable winters
2007 – present shanghai, china: humid and hot summers, damp uncomfortable winters
do you see a pattern? i do, and its not one that i am all that fond of. sometimes when the weather is sucky, i do think about ditching it all and heading back to los angeles where it’s 77 degrees and sunny every day.
speaking of los angeles: