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Why would you want to [glide all night long on a frozen lake]? I get that there are folks who actually like being cold and layered and whatnot. I'm just asking "why?"Here in Mississippi, we're sort ticked off that it's a smidgen too cold to be sporting flip flops. What is it about the cold that appeals to you?
Well, for one. I can always come in from the cold.
I always feel grateful I have a warm house. And when it snows or rains, I give a nod to that roof over my head.Homelessness must really suck.
Hey Althouse, you gonna give me any credit yet? I do remember *somebody* talking about "the dead end of [my] New Age witchhunt" coming up the road or something. Well it hasn't happened yet.You, Ann, are one of my heroes. I wish y'all wouldn't fight me on this shit: Meade's got to get a grip.
Weather conditions permitting, I imagine Ms Althouse's husband crooning;“Moonlight becomes you, it goes with your hairYou certainly know the right thing to wearMoonlight becomes you, I'm thrilled at the sightAnd I could get so romantic tonight[…] Mind if I tag along”.
When I was younger, I didn't mind the cold; now I agree with Marica a lot.You might want to put a bright colored something on that jacket (hung around the collar or suspended from a zipper tab), Madame. If you got hurt, you might not get noticed laying in the snow.Penny said...I always feel grateful I have a warm house. And when it snows or rains, I give a nod to that roof over my head.Homelessness must really suck.I always laughed when The Blonde took all my pennies and put them in the bank so she could pay off the house that much quicker.Not having a house payment is really appreciated.PS Ann, I sent you an email a couple of days ago. If you didn't get it, let me know so I can start checking what's wrong on my end.
I don't mind the heat and humidity when I am gardening, or exercising, or sitting on the beach. I didn't mind the extreme cold in Alaska; it was the long hours of darkness that got to me.
As I get older I too find the extreme cold like I have now (its 2 degrees this AM) to be debilitating. The dog doesn't like it much either - I let him out this morning and he didn't come in right away as usual. I found him shivering in what I thought was the 'dumping' position.Alas, no dump, he was too cold to move, poor guy. Had to give him a push to get him going again. He tends to get constipated due to his reluctance to go outside. Maybe someone should develop winter dog Metamucil to keep it moving.
If any dog lovers have a few dollars to spare.....Sailor finds some friends in South Philly
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