Realization #1: Our friends have a weather channel television in the elevator.
Realization #2: The weather channel changes between English and Chinese so we can actually read it!
Realization #3: It’s really cold here.
Realization #4: Whoever translated the weather descriptions into English may take my title as the Human Thesaurus.
In case you can’t make it out, our weather choices for the next four days are:
1) Sunny, but very cold
2) Frigid with bright sunshine
3) Sunny and bitterly cold
4) Partly sunny and frigid
And the total difference is a maximum of 4 degrees. Winter in Shenyang…