deponti (deponti) wrote,
deponti
deponti

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Weather is important to me...

I am sitting in Chennai, and can't move from under the fan because it is so hot and humid. I realize that to me, having good weather so that I can go out whenever I feel like, is pretty important. I love cold weather because I can be extra active and walk for miles...but hot weather, esp if it's humid, makes me lethargic and slothful and I hate that. I can put on a few extra clothes in cold weather, but can't peel off stuff when it's warm..and the only exercise that's pleasant is swimming, which I can't always do.

And it is in this weather that weddings are held, and one has to deck oneself up and sit sweltering inside a silk saree....!

I must say, a couple of years ago, when it was snowing heavily in St Louis, I was housebound because I didn't have the right footwear to walk in snow, and felt quite miserable until I got myself a pair of snow boots..THEN I walked several hours a day, and was quickly back to my usual (generally happy) self.

The first time I visited Maine, I had the heater turned up to the Mount Vesuvius setting at Thanksgiving...but by the time I re-visited at Christmas, I was so acclimatised, I used to go for my daily walk every day, enjoyed making snow angels (only I didn't know how to get up from the deep snowdrift afterwards!)...and enjoyed having 24 inches of snow in 24 hours!

Thank goodness I live in a place where it may be hot but it isn't humid...and the heat of summer doesn't last too long,either!
Subscribe

  • Nothing on the net is forever

    I have lost so much of work done on the net, especially since I didn't know for a long time that I had to back up all my work, believing that…

  • Make LiveJournal Live Again!

    LJ, for me now consists only of a handful of friends, and it's just sheer persistence that keeps me going, especially since it doesn't even "open"…

  • Wildlife Photography: Have you panned it yet?

    If you can write a post criticizing wildlife photography, please do. It's the Flavour Of The Moment. Even the most mild and qualified criticism will…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 4 comments