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It’s here to stay, unfortunately

December 11, 2013 - Pam Rodgers

I think someone sang that “Let it Snow” song one too many times.

It appears winter and therefore snow is now here in full force, and it’s even a week and half early. Judging by the cold temperatures and more snow in the forecast, it seems that we are stuck with the white stuff for the rest of the winter. (Unless we get a drastic climate change in the next few weeks. Where is global warming when you need it?!)

I have never hidden my dislike of snow. Any affection I may have had went away with my desire to build that snow fort in the back yard. Now I strive to be out in it as little as possible. The longer you test the elements, the more chance things can go wrong. I’ve slipped on ice too many times to want to repeat the experience.

I do like that we will get a white Christmas. That is the only time I find snow acceptable. It just adds to the ambiance of the holiday. After Dec. 25 though, it can all melt. We’ll see if I get my Christmas wish.



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