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If Nemo and Sandy engaged in illicit sexual relations with each other, what sort of weather could we expect as their offspring?

A year ago, Japan got kicked in the teeth, first by an earthquake, then a tsunami, then by explosions as their uranium based electric industry nuked their economy, their people, and their lands.

 Last year, the Northeast was socked by one wikked olde, meanie of the storm, one that brought  great destruction, flooding, and put a spotlight on just how heartless, brain-dead, ridiculous certain caffeine based political parties were, and how alien, even anti-American their responses were to death and destruction.

Now, the same part of the country faces Nemo, a storm expected to bring snows up to 3 feet high in Boston, and 12-16 inches in NYNY.

Here in Chicago, at least, we know what to do in a big storm. We learned (the hard way) to put on a CSNY album and love the one you're with. NYNY? Not so much.

I don't see mountains of salt, huge blades on your salt and garbage trucks, nor snow route signs on your streets. I don't see people smiling as they pull out dusty, unused snow equipment, including skis, sleds, and snowshoes. I don't see any preparation, not when you face a storm of this scale. I wouldn't be surprised if you saw a fleet of help coming from Chicago to help you out. You may need it.

BE SAFE. BE WARM, Love the one you're with.

All I can say is, love the one you're with, love the one you're with.

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Is NY, NJ, MA ready for the big one?

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  •  Tip Jar (5+ / 0-)

    What we call god is merely a living creature with superior technology & understanding. If their fragile egos demand prayer, they lose that superiority.

    by agnostic on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 11:03:36 AM PST

  •  Pi feet of snow? In Bahston? (2+ / 0-)
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    implicate order, Pale Jenova

    Seriesly?

    What we call god is merely a living creature with superior technology & understanding. If their fragile egos demand prayer, they lose that superiority.

    by agnostic on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 11:05:26 AM PST

  •  I'm on Long Island. (3+ / 0-)
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    agnostic, Justus, Tinfoil Hat

    I stopped at three gas stations before I found one with gas. That's probably a left over from Sandy. Nobody could get gas for days, so everyone is gassing up right now. We've got the candles, we've got the water. Now we wait.

  •  If life gives you lemons ... (2+ / 0-)
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    agnostic, Justus

    Father Time remains undefeated.

    by jwinIL14 on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 11:19:19 AM PST

    •  that looks like an upside down dessert (2+ / 0-)
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      jwinIL14, Tinfoil Hat

      glass an ex of mine used to measure her breast. (She wanted me to buy something from Victoria's and  . . .  never mind).

      What we call god is merely a living creature with superior technology & understanding. If their fragile egos demand prayer, they lose that superiority.

      by agnostic on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 11:32:32 AM PST

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  •  You don't see mountains of salt? (1+ / 0-)
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    Justus

    I don't know what you're talking about. See http://www.boston.com/...

  •  Nemo? (4+ / 0-)
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    wu ming, Tinfoil Hat, Catte Nappe, Justus

    O come on, please don't use that ridiculous Weather Channel nonsense.  Nor'easters aren't named.  Never have been and, until the National Weather Service says so, never will be.

    Please don't let the hypsters at the Weather Channel snidely insert yet another self-serving bit of nonsense into our lexicon.

    It's a storm.  It isn't a hurricane.  To name a normal nor'easter- which this is - serves no purpose of the public but to diminish the terror of hurricanes.

    What next?  Cloud cover Cornelius?  Breeze Brunhilde?  Sunny day Suzie?

    The American Indian: Fighting Foreign Terrorism Since 1492.

    by penguins4peace on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 12:02:08 PM PST

    •  Here in Portland, OR (1+ / 0-)
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      penguins4peace

      The prospect of an inch of snow sends the whole city into stark raving terror. Businesses let their employees off early to "beat the commute." Those who make it out of downtown (as every block becomes jammed with cars trying to occupy the same place at the same time) can look forward to spending nine hours creeping home at old lady with a walker speed.

      The weather reports (the young recruits get to stand out in the windiest parts of town trying to spot the first snowflake) will call it a "surprise snowstorm." Every time.

      And God said, "Let there be light"; and with a Big Bang, there was light. And God said "Ow! Ow My eyes!" and in a flash God separated light from darkness. "Whew! Now that's better. Now where was I. Oh yea . . ."

      by Pale Jenova on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 07:47:54 PM PST

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  •  Caught up by the corporate marketing, huh? (2+ / 0-)
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    Tinfoil Hat, Justus

    Buying what The Weather Channel is trying to sell?  What next - climate change denials?

    Yes, The Weather Channel’s new names for winter storms are catching on, much to the chagrin of the National Weather Service, which has advised its forecasters not to follow the channel’s lead.
    Many reporters and weather experts continue to roll their eyes at the channel’s storm-naming, just as they did when the plan was announced last November. It’s widely viewed as a marketing ploy,
    http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/...

    "No one life is more important than another. No one voice is more valid than another. Each life is a treasure. Each voice deserves to be heard." Patriot Daily News Clearinghouse & Onomastic

    by Catte Nappe on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 12:07:34 PM PST

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