Today is one of those rare days in the DC area where even someone who grew up spoiled in the San Diego area like me would say it is a truly beautiful day. Just got back from an hour run, which is long for a dough boy like me, but it is just too beautiful not to be outside. Not a cloud in the sky, nice breeze, around 80, not too much humidity yet… awesome. Too bad we only get a handful of days like this a year here. Mostly it is either too cold in the winter or to hot/humid in the summer.
The other thing that annoys me on the east coast is on a day like today, running by apartment complexes with nice pool areas an seeing no one out there. Why? Well, this is the east coast and no summer-like activities are allowed to commence until after memorial day and must cease promptly after labor day. I’m living in a standalone house in old town Alexandria VA now, but a few years ago when I was living in a big new apartment complex near here, it used to drive me nuts in April, May, September and October – the months you are most likely to see a day like today – and you couldn’t use their big beautiful pool area.
Pure silliness. Give me back my native SoCal 65-70 degree weather with summer-like activities expected year round any day.