'I think I can feel wet seeping through the zipper in this vest. Yup, that's water. Now I'm wet all the way through. Crap, here comes another gust and downpour. Head down! Glad I wore this cap to keep the rain out of my eyes! Alright, fall in behind a group to get some wind blockage and save energy.'
6:30 AM: It had been raining without a break since about 4 AM. The temperature was in the high 30s, and the wind was gusting over 30 mph. I stood in a line 60 people deep at Boston Commons for a double line of school buses parked along the entire block.Read More