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Weather or not

WOW, talk about weird weather. Record highs in some places, heavy rains in other places, along with snow, sleet and freezing rain. It must be winter! 

How do you deal with it? Many of us just take it as it comes. Here in Nebraska I've learned to keep a snow shovel and some ice melt nearby. Some of use cover the windshield with a tarp to keep the ice off. Gotta make sure that tarp is secure, or you'll be looking for it down the street! 

Have you noticed the gas station seems to be busier when the temperature if 30 degrees, rather than say minus 10 degrees? Who wants to pump gas and freeze!?! 

When the weather service puts out a winter storm warning the check out at the grocery store seems to get longer. Besides picking up the essentials, people grab their comfort food.
What's yours? Slim Jims, popcorn, maybe doughnuts. Whatever, I bet you catch yourself next time grabbing something that is non-essential.

Got school children? They keep checking our website ( for school closings and late starts. 

Pets have a heck of time sticking around, too. An open garage door, or fence gate and they are off exploring. Keep an eye on your pooch when you let them out. 

There are lots of safety tips. Start with common sense.

Me? I've got a Snuggie, and will wait it out.

Spring can't be too far off. Baseball players are at spring training in Florida and Arizona.


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