Atanarjuat does the chores

Because I could, I decided to take the trash out barefoot tonight. It was a relatively mild -5°C, and there was about 20cm of really soft snow. I didn’t exactly hang around, but it wasn’t as cold as I thought it’d be.

pas des singes en cuivre, mate

It was like 4°C last night, and now it’s -20°C. What’s that all about?

If you’ve never experienced -20°C, it entails ice crystals in the nose, and hair freezing under your toque. Not good.

cold enough for ya?

Toronto Weather Forecast

Yes, it’s cold. On the way to the TTC, my thermometer said -25°C. It was so cold the other day that, in the five minute walk back from the coffee shop, my colleague Derek’s pastry froze solid.