[JPL] Message from a transplanted New Yorker

Maurice Hogue onemansjazz at shaw.ca
Sun Jan 16 14:45:37 EST 2011


I'm trying to figure out what the fuss is all about. :)

Maurice
CKUW WINNIPEG

At 12:41 PM 1/16/2011 -0500, you wrote:

>I've been in Fargo, ND in 70 below.  It is the original Windy City (No 
>apologies for Chicago....... ) !!  Spit freezes before it hits the 
>ground.  It's so cold and dry the snow doesn't stick to itself.  it just 
>blows around like sand.  During "Alberta Clippers"  they close off the 
>highways with gates.  Drivers have been known to smack into snow blown 
>under the underpasses and not be able to get out.  They generally wind up 
>dying not because of the snow but because of asphyxiation from the exhaust 
>fumes emitted by their cars.   It's so cold, they don't have homeless 
>people.  The brutal nature of the weather also creates a more civil, 
>mindful and connected community.  People look out for one another.  I 
>don't like cold weather but I do recognize the merits...  Enjoy your 
>winter Russ.
>
>Bobby Jackson - another transplanted New Yorker to the Midwest 
>(Cleveland-The former home of LeBron "La Diva" James)
>THE JAZZ MIND
>ftapache1 at sbcglobal.net
>
>
>
>On Jan 16, 2011, at 11:47 AM, Russell Haines wrote:
>
> >
> > COLD  IS A RELATIVE THING....
> >
> >
> >
> > 65  above zero:
> >  Floridians turn on the heat.
> >  People in Wisconsin plant gardens.
> >
> >
> >   60  above zero:
> >  Californians shiver uncontrollably.
> >  People in Wisconsin sunbathe.
> >
> >
> >   50  above zero:
> >  Italian & English cars won't start.
> >  People in Wisconsin drive with the windows down.
> >
> >
> >   40  above zero:
> >  Georgians don coats, thermal underwear, gloves, wool hats. People in
> > Wiscomsin throw on a flannel shirt.
> >
> >
> >
> >   35  above zero:
> >  New York landlords finally turn up the heat.
> >  People in Wisconsin have the last cookout before it gets cold.
> >
> >
> >   20  above Zero
> >  People in Miami all die.     Wisconsinites close the windows.
> >
> >
> > Zero:
> > Californians fly away to Mexico.
> >  People in Wisconsin get out their winter coats.
> >
> >
> >   10  below zero:
> >  Hollywood disintegrates.
> >  The Girl Scouts in Wisconsin are selling cookies door to door.
> >
> >  20  below zero:
> >  Washington DC runs out of hot air.
> >  People in Wisconsin let the dogs sleep indoors.
> >
> >
> >   30  below zero:
> >  Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
> >  Wisconsinites get upset because they can't start the Snowmobile.
> >
> >
> >   40  below zero:
> >  ALL atomic motion stops.
> > People in Wisconsin start saying saying..."Cold enough for ya?"
> >
> >   50  below zero:
> >  Hell freezes over.
> >  Winconsin public schools will open 2 hours late.
> >
> >
> > I've lived here for 19 years and still dig it.
> >
> > cheers,
> >
> > Russ
> >
> > Russ Haines
> > Jazz/World Music Director
> > WWSP 90fm
> > 1608 Reserve Street
> > Stevens Point, WI. 54481
> >
> >
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