05.11
2019

Frozen Campuses The Polar Vortex has arrived!

Frozen Campuses The Polar Vortex has arrived! i am seeing headlines such as for example: ‘CHICAGO COLDEST EVER! FROSTBITE IN MINUTES! -60° WIND CHILL MINNEAPOLIS.’ Note the all-caps, exclamation-pointed focus. 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 like the regular winter that is non-Vortexn’t already caused problems here in the north climes. Yesterday, I had to create a death-defying journey over the frozen, icy tundra of my driveway in my own spouse’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. Mother Nature is showing no mercy here at the beginning of 2019.

To facilitate my spouse’s venture to your food store, I moved her vehicle to your end associated with driveway, that will probably be its new parking spot, not in the garage, until all this ice and snowfall loosens up — hopefully by June or July. The air that is outside was hovering simply above zero earlier this week and for the next three mornings, it is FROSTBITE IN MINUTES! ‘simply above zero’ reminds me of late comedian George Carlin’s bit once the Hippy Dippy Weatherman. He reported, ‘The heat is zero. No weather today.’

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