To Our Readers: Feb. 21, 1994

When Time's Winter Olympics reporting crew arrived in Norway, news-desk editor Susanna Schrobsdorff recalls, "the Lillehammer organizing committee told us, 'There is no bad weather, just bad clothing.' " Schrobsdorff still thinks there may be more to it than that. Norwegians, she says, "are quite capable of chatting outside in -4 degrees F temperatures for hours, wearing their elegant gray-wool and elk-skin coats unbuttoned while we freeze in high- tech winter getups."

Schrobsdorff may not have conquered the weather, but she is the nerve center for nearly everything else for our 11-person team in Lillehammer. She doesn't ski or skate, and...

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