As I mentioned yesterday, I’m constantly being asked how I like it here in the Bay Area. There are a million reasons why I like it, but in casual small talk, the easiest response to give is the weather. What always surprises me are the folks who try to say it’s not that great or that the day’s gorgeous weather is an uncommon fluke.
I guess what folks have forgotten, or just don’t realize, is that a sunny 75-degree-day in February isn’t a fluke in New England, it’s a fantasy. It simply just doesn’t happen. Any climate that allows for me to walk barefoot on the beach in the middle of winter (even if I am wearing jeans and a long-sleeved tee) is pretty darn awesome … and that’s exactly what I did this weekend.