The Presidio of Monterey, location of the Defense Language Institute, is built on a hill. Company A, to which (at the time) all non-Slavic Language students were assigned, was at the top of the hill. We would do a few
The diagnosis always varied, often containing a variation on "patella-femoral", which is a fancy way of saying "Your knee is shot." Amounts to bursitis of the knee. Started in the left, by the time I retired the right was doing it occasionally. I used to kjoke about sitting on the front porch in my rocking chair after retirement, rubbing my knee and saying "Yep, gonna rain..." or maybe "Gonna be a rough winter..."
This last winter I realized that I have gained a super power: When both knees have me begging strangers to grab an axe and amputate, it's gonna rain. Or snow.
Know anyone hiring a weather prophet?
*Later revealed to be an evil commie plot of an exercise, possibly introduced by the staff of the San Francisco Russian Consulate who liked to hang around PoM....