I am in Florida where it is HOT! It is definitely hotter than New Jersey. I watched the weatherman on the local news last night say that the high for the day was 91 degrees.
The Floridian weatherman was being deceptive. Maybe it was 91 next to the water in the shade of a palm tree where there was a breeze blowing, but it was definitely not 91 on the concrete sidewalk in Tarpon Springs when my hubby was checking out the antique shops in the middle of the afternoon.
The sun here is far brighter than it is in New Jersey. In fact, the sun here is relentless.
To be fair, I have never visited Florida in the winter. I have heard that it is very nice, but for me right now it is brutal.
Hubby loves the water here. It is the same temperature as a bathtub. I prefer the refreshing Atlantic.
However, I did find something in one of the antique stores yesterday--a nice canister set for daughter #1's apartment. I got it at a good price, too.