Frozen Campuses The Polar Vortex is here now! I’m seeing headlines such as: ‘CHICAGO COLDEST EVER! FROSTBITE IN MINUTES! -60° WIND CHILL MINNEAPOLIS.’ Note the all-caps, exclamation-pointed emphasis. When I read that headline, the first individuals I thought of were the pupils at the University of Chicago, Northwestern University and all the other campuses over that the Vortex will sweep (and has now already swept) this week.
It’s not just like the regular non-Vortex cold weather hasn’t currently triggered dilemmas right here into the north climes. Yesterday, I had to make a trip that is death-defying the frozen, icy tundra of my driveway in my own spouse’s Honda CR-V. The snow and ice covering my concrete-paved driveway would need A cat D-9 bulldozer to split it loose. Nature is showing no mercy only at the start of 2019.
To facilitate my partner’s venture to the supermarket, we moved her automobile to the end of this driveway, that may oftimes be its new parking spot, outside the garage, until all this ice and snow loosens up — hopefully by June or July. The air that is outside has been hovering just above zero this past week and for the next three mornings, it’s going to be FROSTBITE IN MINUTES! ‘simply above zero’ reminds me of later comedian George Carlin’s bit once the Hippy Dippy Weatherman. He reported, ‘The temperature is zero. No weather today.’
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