Frozen Campuses The Polar Vortex is here now! i am seeing headlines such as for example: ‘CHICAGO COLDEST EVER! FROSTBITE IN MINUTES! -60° WIND CHILL MINNEAPOLIS.’ Note the all-caps, exclamation-pointed emphasis. I thought of were the students at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University and all the other campuses over which The Vortex will sweep (and has already swept) this week when I read that headline, the first people.
It isn’t such as the regular winter that is non-Vortexn’t currently caused problems here into the north climes. Yesterday, I had to make a death-defying journey over the frozen, icy tundra of my driveway in my wife’s Honda CR-V. The snowfall and ice addressing my driveway that is concrete-paved would a pet D-9 bulldozer to split it loose. Our mother earth is showing no mercy only at the beginning of 2019.
To facilitate my partner’s endeavor to your food store, we moved her car to your end associated with the driveway, which will oftimes be its parking that is new spot outside the storage, until all of this ice and snow loosens up — hopefully by June or July. The outside atmosphere temperature was hovering simply above zero this past week and also for the next three mornings, it’s going to be FROSTBITE IN MINUTES! ‘Just above zero’ reminds me of later comedian George Carlin’s bit due to the fact Hippy Dippy Weatherman. He reported, ‘The temperature is zero. No climate today.’
Thus, i have been contemplating cool colleges. For anybody h Continue Reading »
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