Posts Tagged 'cold'

The Polar Vortex Roars In

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I’ve been home sick the last few days – sick enough that I don’t even login to work. I think maybe I’m on the recovery road – my brain seems to be functioning a bit more today.

polarvortex2Yesterday as I languished in my chair under blankets, the sky darkened, the snow began falling. Then the snow began whirling and twirling and blowing sideways, and the house across the street vanished. It looked like the end of the world was nigh.

A lot of storm and fury, signifying not snow accumulation but plunging arctic temperatures. At the moment my outdoor thermometer says 4 degrees but the weather station says that with windchill it’s -12. I missed getting a picture of the 2 degrees last night.

Brrrrrr. Yes, I ran the electric heater in the basement so that if the cats needed the “facilities” it would not be too cold. Spoiled, spoiled kitties.
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Where Do I Log My Complaint?

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This HAS to stop. This is WAY too cold for June. I’m cold. I’m tired of gray skies. I don’t mind the rain so much but could we kick the temperature up by 15 degrees???

Oh well, I suppose it could be worse. I could be having frost warnings like some people I know…..


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