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Now that the REALLY COLD WEATHER is arriving for most of us, I thought I would repost this - for those who missed it the first time around - and to permit the addition of any new ideas or thoughts ...
by GayIthacan
Comment Count 575 comments on Mon Oct 19, 2009 at 10:15 AM PDT with 477 Recommends
Poverty IS a Progressive issue The last time I heard from khloemi was the first week of July - the day of my wedding. By the time I returned from my honeymoon, she ...
by it really is that important
Comment Count 578 comments on Sat Nov 13, 2010 at 11:10 AM PST with 404 Recommends
If there is a road to Hell it is I-40 into Needles, California. The combination of intense desert heat and Colorado river valley humidity streaming from the steaming Gulf of California makes it, ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 174 comments on Wed Aug 15, 2012 at 12:12 PM PDT with 360 Recommends
Hat Tip to DESIGNSNAKE for seeding this story. The largest fire in Alaska ...
by colorado bob 1
Comment Count 156 comments on Sat Sep 29, 2007 at 11:48 AM PDT with 218 Recommends
The massive heatwave crushing the middle part of the country is moving east, after claiming 22 ...
by weatherdude
Comment Count 196 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 06:00 AM PDT with 146 Recommends
DC's a bit of a ghost-town right now, I know that lots of people are on vacation, but beyond that there's a significant majority that's choosing to be outside as little as possible. It is pretty ...
by erratic
Comment Count 89 comments on Thu Jul 05, 2012 at 10:37 PM PDT with 125 Recommends
I have never REALLY known cold. I am a middle class white American of Jewish background. The house in which I grew up had an old oil burner, for which fuel had to be delivered. It heated hot ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 35 comments on Fri Nov 23, 2012 at 03:00 PM PST with 109 Recommends
For most of the country, it's Thanksgiving Day. People are indoors, warm and safe, enjoying good food and the company of family and friends. I think it's pretty safe to say that anyone here ...
by Aji
Comment Count 48 comments on Thu Nov 22, 2012 at 03:00 PM PST with 92 Recommends
Have you ever been truly cold? I don't mean a little chilly; I don't mean shivering occasionally. I mean the kind of cold that sinks bone-deep, that simultaneously numbs and burns hands and feet,
by Aji
Comment Count 139 comments on Thu Dec 08, 2011 at 09:28 AM PST with 86 Recommends
I just took Athena the Wonder Dog out for her midnight constitutional and the heat just bored right into us. At midnight here in Northern Virginia, the temperature is 85 degrees and the feels-...
by noweasels
Comment Count 173 comments on Fri Jul 16, 2010 at 10:04 PM PDT with 85 Recommends
by carolanne
Comment Count 89 comments on Mon Feb 03, 2014 at 07:00 AM PST with 82 Recommends
When you think of this national park, what comes to mind? For instance, this view:
by richholtzin
Comment Count 79 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2013 at 08:15 AM PST with 69 Recommends
Lightning flashes, thunder rolls and the sky can be as black as soy ink. Does it rain? Heck no. Not here, anyway. I hear stories from the Denverites, and news sites abound with the torrential rains, ...
by Merry Light
Comment Count 448 comments on Sat Jul 14, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT with 68 Recommends
Q: What did the pig say at the beach on a hot summer's day? A: I'm bacon! How Hot Is It? It was so hot... All the corn on the stalks started ...
by TexDem
Comment Count 1163 comments on Fri Jul 22, 2011 at 07:30 AM PDT with 64 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
Today, we continue and finish our simmering tour of the Big Valley straddling Nevada and California. This setting truly has it all, including one of the most clear and majestic celestial displays ...
by richholtzin
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Feb 24, 2013 at 07:36 AM PST with 59 Recommends
Ice: "Nobody can claim this was caused by global warming. On the other hand nobody can claim ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon Aug 09, 2010 at 10:12 PM PDT with 59 Recommends
by farmerchuck
Comment Count 98 comments on Tue Aug 01, 2006 at 11:47 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
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by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 121 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2009 at 08:56 PM PST with 51 Recommends
I heat with wood (if you have questions or criticisms about that, see the end of this diary). Every once in a while a fire brick in my wood stove crumbles to pieces, usually the ones in the back, ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 72 comments on Sun Nov 01, 2009 at 09:51 AM PST with 50 Recommends