Winter would not have been winter without two-and-three-foot-high snow drifts piled up against sidewalks and on front and back lawns — for a good four or five months of the year. There were times we had so much snow blocking our Continue reading
Cold as in -27 celsius with the windchill. Cold as in frostbite. Cold as in bone-chilling. Cold as in frozen window panes. Cold as in the streets are deserted. Cold as in even I’ve had to crank up the heat. Cold as in I have to close my window (which is only open a crack to begin with) and jump back into bed for twenty minutes while the room warms up, before I’ll take my shower. Cold as in my cats won’t get out from Continue reading
Maybe it’s the weather. I am sick to death of sub-arctic temperatures. Day after day after day after day. And I am not exaggerating. It is minus 28 celsius today, with the wind chill. That is minus 18 degrees farenheit, in case you think I’m being a wimp. Minus (bleep) 18!!!!!!! And it’s been like this for weeks, maybe even more than a month. And every second day it snows. And then there was the ice storm.
And believe it or not the heat will have to be shut off in my apartment building on Thursday — from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. To fix some problem in the furnace. Don’t get me started on that.
So yeah, I’m not quite as cheerful as I usually am.
Gotta let off some steam. Continue reading