Thursday, January 2, 2014

A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water.

Carl Reiner

the snow doesn't give a soft white damn whom it touches.
e.e. cummings


High of <10F.  9in to 14 in of snow expected.  Just had 19+ in. snow followed by an ice storm. Portland has used 3000 tons of the 8000 tons of salt procured for the winter. 

The Chinese have rescued a Russian Climate Change exploration ship stuck in the ice in Antarctica – In the SUMMER ( & Daily Mail).

Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.
John Ruskin

I’m already sick of climate change.  I want Global Warming back (Am.

It snowed all week. Wheels and footsteps moved soundlessly on the street, as if the business of living continued secretly behind a pale but impenetrable curtain. In the falling quiet there was no sky or earth, only snow lifting in the wind, frosting the window glass, chilling the rooms, deadening and hushing the city. At all hours it was necessary to keep a lamp lighted, and Mrs. Miller lost track of the days: Friday was no different from Saturday and on Sunday she went to the grocery: closed, of course.
Truman Capote

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