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I am such a whiner. Yesterday, the wind was howling out of the north. The temperature had dropped 30 degrees from Thanksgiving Day's unusually balmy high in the mid-60s. It was my wife's birthday,
by Bob Johnson
Comment Count 57 comments on Sat Nov 24, 2012 at 11:00 AM PST with 176 Recommends
I was told stories by my uncles about serving in World War II, how they would try to keep themselves warm with newspapers. So what did the fine people of Pensacola do this summer? They passed a ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 89 comments on Mon Feb 10, 2014 at 02:56 PM PST with 161 Recommends
The lone black passenger of the Titanic and his family adds another interesting facet to the story of the historic, ill fated cruise.
by aaaaaa5a
Comment Count 137 comments on Mon Apr 09, 2012 at 09:14 PM PDT with 154 Recommends
The Oil Man Do you know what it is like to be really, really cold? I do. I'm not talking about the cold that comes when you run outside and forget your sweater on a brisk day. Nor about the ...
by shanikka
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 09:45 AM PST with 108 Recommends
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by blueyedace2
Comment Count 33 comments on Sun Dec 15, 2013 at 07:03 AM PST with 98 Recommends
Barack Obama today joined with progressive hero Senator Bernard Sanders (I-VT) to introduce the Keep Americans Warm Act of 2007. It may sound like something you read in the Onion but it is real. His ...
by Populista
Comment Count 89 comments on Tue Dec 04, 2007 at 06:36 PM PST with 98 Recommends
by carolanne
Comment Count 89 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 07:00 AM PST with 82 Recommends
I'm in desperate need of a bed or at least a roof and warmth, a shower and to wash my clothes. I can handle these issues as they occur only without complications. In my case the complication is a ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 66 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 06:46 PM PDT with 76 Recommends
Cindy Taylor reported on February 3rd that the price of one gallon of propane heating fuel was up to $5.00 on the reservation. Please be assured that even a donation of just $5.00 will help. ...
by weck
Comment Count 48 comments on Sun Feb 09, 2014 at 01:00 PM PST with 62 Recommends
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 203 comments on Thu Feb 18, 2010 at 04:11 AM PST with 61 Recommends
. The end of winter. It officially ended at 11:57 AM Central Time today . One look outside says that there's nothing "official" ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 119 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 07:00 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
v I'm from Wisconsin, a place with 2 seasons: winter and road construction (AKA orange barrel season). Winter is pretty harsh here, cold and snowy like it is in most of the north. While a lot of ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 100 comments on Sun Jan 05, 2014 at 07:00 PM PST with 49 Recommends
The frozen winds are blowing a sizable winter storm into the Northern Plains. Now would be a great time to remember & make a propane donation if you're able to do so. Yes, travel conditions may ...
by GreyHawk
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Feb 28, 2012 at 12:25 PM PST with 41 Recommends
Its finally gotten cool here in Detroit, and what better a way to celebrate then to have a cold weather pootie/woozle diary? So bring out your pooties, call out your woozles --- you know they want ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 33 comments on Tue Nov 23, 2010 at 05:56 PM PST with 41 Recommends
Sunday morning in southern Wisconsin arrived with 6 inches of fluffy new snow hanging in the backyard trees. Sigh. Gotta ski today. I am in training to do a little ski race up north (midlife-...
by OldJackPine
Comment Count 32 comments on Sat Mar 08, 2014 at 05:57 AM PST with 39 Recommends
I have my back door open. It's 30 degrees outside, and it feels balmy with the sun shining through my back storm door. The insane mess that is my work room, art studio, computer area is transformed ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Feb 13, 2014 at 08:09 AM PST with 39 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a regular feature of the Backyard Science group.  It is a place to note of any observations you have made of the world around you.  Rain, sun, wind...insects, birds, flowers......
by OceanDiver
Comment Count 90 comments on Sat Feb 08, 2014 at 06:30 AM PST with 36 Recommends
On the occasion of this bracing chill, I offer three items for your consideration. The first , is a poem by Robert Service entitled the Cremation of Sam McGee ...
by Into The Woods
Comment Count 196 comments on Thu Jan 15, 2009 at 03:04 PM PST with 33 Recommends
Well, summer will be officially over on or around 20100921, the autumnal equinox . This is the day when the nights begin to grow longer than the days, just like the vernal ...
by Translator
Comment Count 83 comments on Sun Sep 12, 2010 at 06:00 PM PDT with 32 Recommends
Hello, all! The New Year has been good, and I have decided to reduce the heat in my house by a large amount. I have gotten used to 60 degrees F while active, but have now cut it to 52 degrees. At ...
by Translator
Comment Count 136 comments on Fri Jan 01, 2010 at 06:54 PM PST with 32 Recommends