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  •  A major snow episode is more seasonal (6+ / 0-)

    If I have time between cooking, maybe I'll do a diary on the Blizzard of 1978/9.  I was living in Columbus at the time, and it was quite an experience.

    Oregon:'s cold. But it's a damp cold.

    by Keith930 on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 02:38:46 PM PST

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    •  I was here (Clintonville / Beechwold area) and I (6+ / 0-)

      actually made it to work the next day.

      Also remember well the Winter of '84-85 which was so bitterly cold, and a trip to Cincy that same Winter which started out kinda rainy / sleety as I left Columbus late one afternoon and was so bad by the time I got to the truck plazas 30 miles South I was tucked in behind a semi rolling along at about 10 MPH in 1st gear -- following him off Exit 69 because the OHP had just closed the interstate.

      I finished the trip to Cincy the next morning -- the whole way in 2nd gear -- and it was nothing but snow drifts filled with cars and semis that had slid off.

      What. A. Mess.

      And once again, it's RIP progressive radio in Columbus, Ohio.

      by here4tehbeer on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 03:12:16 PM PST

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      •  That work ethic is pretty much history (3+ / 0-)

        I was driving a VW Bug at the time, and that winter taxed even Columbus, which was usually pretty much on top of snow plowing.

        I remember driving to work in 6 inches of snow on the roads when I left for work, not knowing what the roads would look like when my shift was done.  But you went.

        Oregon:'s cold. But it's a damp cold.

        by Keith930 on Mon Dec 24, 2012 at 05:15:31 PM PST

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