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Sunday, February 28, 2010

It's Over

Today is the last day of February, and that means it's the last day of meteorological winter-- the three coldest months of the year.

Yes, it's been colder than normal, and it's been snowier than normal, but I look at it like this.  At least here in the valley cities, there hasn't been a crippling snowstorm.  We've had a few big ones, but none that have brought life as we know it to a grinding halt.

I'm looking forward to retiring my long underwear for the season.  I have several pair, and they all got a work out this year.

We're not out of the woods yet.  Some of our bigger storms have hit in March.  At least the sun is strong, and the snow melts after a few days.  On the other hand, there's always the danger of flooding and ice jams as the temperature warms.

Time does to seem move along a bit faster as you "mature."  It has a down side, but at least winters seem to pass more quickly than they once did.

Enjoy spring!