Frozen Campuses The Polar Vortex is here now! i am seeing headlines such as: ‚CHICAGO COLDEST EVER! FROSTBITE IN MINUTES! -60° WIND CHILL MINNEAPOLIS.‘ Note the all-caps, exclamation-pointed focus. Whenever we read that headline, 1st individuals we looked at had been the students at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University and all the other campuses over which The Vortex will sweep (and has currently swept) this week.
It is not just like the regular winter that is non-Vortexn’t currently caused problems here in the northern climes. Yesterday, I’d to make a trip that is death-defying the frozen, icy tundra of my driveway in my spouse’s Honda CR-V. The snow and ice covering my driveway that is concrete-paved would a pet D-9 bulldozer to split it loose. Nature is showing no mercy here at the beginning of 2019.
To facilitate my partner’s venture to your food store, we relocated her car to your end associated with the driveway, which will probably be its parking that is new spot not in the garage, until all of this ice and snow loosens up — hopefully by June or July. The outside air heat has been hovering simply above zero this past week and for the next three mornings, it will be FROSTBITE IN MINUTES! ‚Just above zero‘ reminds me of later comedian George Carlin’s bit as the Hippy Dippy Weatherman. He reported, ‚The heat is zero. No climate today.‘
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