-3 degrees F outside when I woke up. 
High of 11 forecasted.

These are the days I wear a Hawaiian shirt under my down parka and polar fleece sweater . Clothes cover our nakedness, protect us from the elements, and express how we feel. A bright flowered shirt is the socially acceptable equivalent of making that rude gesture to the sky that I would get spanked for as a child, it is defiance and bears witness to Albert Camus’s famous quote,
In the midst of winter, I found there was within me, an invincible summer.
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