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No Elephants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-16-13 05:59 AM
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Snow again today and tomorrow, but it may not stick.
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I know it would be wrong to be grateful for global warming. But, when you live in New England, it's tempting.

In 1909, a blizzard in Washington, D.C. forced the inaugural for Taft to be held indoors. If it was that cold and snowy in D.C., I shudder to think what Boston was like that winter.

I moved into my Boston neighborhood after gentrification, aka yuppification. But, I have heard ninety year old women who were born here speak to each other of the weather--much colder in winter, spring and fall. (They don't seem to say much about summer.) The degree of change (no pun intended) in their lifetime alone ia impressive.

Then again, they also speak of their husbands earning a living by fishing off piers in Boston and also of their swimming in Boston harbor when they were teens. Even after a massive, costly water purification program, neither has been done here in many, many years by anyone without a death wish.) .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p8h2gVcDQ9E The Standells. Love That Dirty Water. (Boston, you're my home.)
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