They say the easiest job in the world is being a weatherman in San Diego – “uh, it’s gonna be nice.” In San Diego, you know most days are going to be 75 degrees and sunny. What’s interesting is that, regardless of where we live, most of us are no different: we spend almost every passing hour at a comfortable temperature.
At home, we set our thermostats where we want them. When we get in our car, we have heat for the winter (and now heated seats) and AC in the summer. Hell, some cars even have different temperature settings for the driver and the passenger! We have temperature controlled environments at work, supplemented by personal heaters to make sure we feel just right all the time. We’ve arranged our lives to make sure that we almost never have to be uncomfortable. It’s pretty great. Except that it makes us extremely averse to being outside. [Read more…] about Leaving San Diego: A Call to Get Outside