Friday, January 13, 2012


I can't remember where it came from but when I was a kid in North Dakota there was a jingle I used to hear on the radio:

 "Whether it's cold
   or whether it's hot,
   we're gonna have weather,
   whether or not."

The weather here today is pretty decent.  Temperature in the 50's, sun shining, blue skies.  Not bad for a winter day in January.

But other spots in the country aren't so nice.  My buddy, Tom, of Light Breezes, and his friend Mike left their homes in the sun in Central California yesterday morning.  Their flight out of San Luis Obispo was delayed because of fog.  When they got to Phoenix they had missed their connecting flight and spent nearly 12 hours sitting around the airport.  Finally they boarded another jet and landed in Indianapolis at 1 o'clock in the morning.  As Tom reports on his blog, roads were snow and ice covered.  Today's high temperature there was supposed to be about 19 degrees as the snow continued to fall.

So, Tom, wise old peripatetic pal, here's something to remind you of how it is back home.

(Just to rub it in, I swiped a photo Tom took and posted on his web site just a week ago!)


The Bug said...

I don't know who annoys me more - you or Tom. Heh.

It's a balmy 18 here in Ohio at 10:00 p.m. We've had drifting snow all day, and I'm having trouble visualizing myself on a beach without my wool socks :)

Bruce Taylor, a.k.a. Catalyst said...

Tom and I have been annoying people for years.

Nice and warm here. (inside)

Bernie said...

It is brutally cold here so enjoy your lovely weather and have a great weekend....:-)Hugs

Stephen Hayes said...

Snow is predicted here in Portland but the forecasters are so often wrong.

Steve said...

Still mild in Germany.

Lowandslow said...

Similar here to what you're having. It bores me. Still, I'll take it every time compared to the triple digits I know will be back in just a few months. ;)