I've been very housebound with a bad flu that is finally on the wane. Yesterday we escaped the 90-degree heat by visiting the Berkeley Marina, where it is often windy and cool by the open San Francisco Bay. As you walk along the cove where UC Berkeley has its kayak/boat house, it's so sheltered that the temperature is noticeably higher and the wind nonexistent. The inner meteorologist in me enjoys this phenomenon very much.
This is how you know you've entered Berkeley.