This is fine, everything is fine

All week long like this:

And for the first few seconds, you don’t even notice. The conduction takes about two minutes to really kick in. If you wear enough layers, you find yourself only freezing in your lower body.

I found this out because I looked outside on day three or four of the creek running around Franklin Hall and saw someone walking on the frozen creek. Being on the creek would give a slightly different perspective:

But when I got down there, I saw that the previous person was just barely staying on the ice:

So, I thought I could go get a monopod and just reach out over the sorta-frozen water. But by then, I was already cold, overly cold, and getting colder. The thing I learned is that you have to allow for the time it takes to walk back inside. That part is the coldest part.

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