Subject: Re: "G-g-global warm-m-ming!"
On Jan 1, 2018, Neil wrote
(in article <firstname.lastname@example.org>):
> On 12/31/2017 5:26 PM, Savageduck wrote:
> > On Dec 31, 2017, Neil wrote
> > (in article <email@example.com>):
> > > On 12/31/2017 4:30 PM, Savageduck wrote:
> > > > On Dec 31, 2017, RichA wrote
> > > > (in article<firstname.lastname@example.org>):
> > > >
> > > > > Toronto lakefront. Lake freezes all the way from the city to Centre
> > > > > Island.
> > > > > Predictions are Niagara Falls and all of Lake Erie may freeze over.
> > > It's typical for Lake Erie to freeze over as it's only about 60' at its
> > > deepest.
> > >
> > > > > http://www.pbase.com/andersonrm/image/166782960/original
> > > >
> > > > I knew there was a reason I moved from the East to California. Currently
> > > > 62ºF (16.7ºC).
> > > >
> > > > I don’t miss shovelling snow.
> > > We don't miss mandatory evacuations, or returning to rubble.
> > Where I am at Lake Nacimiento we avoided the fires in Sonoma/Napa and
> > Ventura/Santa Barbara Counties this year. Last year (2016) it was a lot
> > closer, and we were fortunate.
> > ...but I am not shovelling snow.
> > <https://www.dropbox.com/s/0mplqoru94ebrpv/ChimneyFire.png>
> > <https://www.dropbox.com/s/zco75dwukay3ofw/Chimney02.jpeg>
> > <https://www.dropbox.com/s/y2jryjd5w7updnk/Chimney03.jpeg>
> > <https://www.dropbox.com/s/1xnazziyn81i60g/DSF3556c.jpg>
> We have to shovel a few inches from a 15' walkway to our door every now
> and then. The driveway is cleared by our plow service and the sidewalk
> is handled by our community. Really, no big deal.
> OTOH, near-zero temps for a couple of weeks...
Yup. When I lived in Upstate NY, Winter in much of my old stomping grounds
could be a real shovel fest. Sometimes it was just futile to fight it. One
Winter spent living up in the Adirondacks at Inlet was enough to convince me
that I was not cut out to spend Winter cut off from civilization, warmth, and