Saturday, December 7, 2013

Deep Freeze

Longmont is in the middle of a deep freeze and this is an appropriate time for some of my favorite cold-weather quotes.
"I've lived in good climate, and it bores the hell out of me.  I like weather rather than climate."   -- John Steinbeck in Travels with Charley
It's not the weather, it's your clothes".  -- Told to me by a Minneapolis-based coworker as we were walking down the Nicholet Mall on a -20F February night after the skyways had closed.  I was a whiny visiting Coloradan.

Thompson Park, one week ago and today:

Before the icebox was opened, at Roosevelt Park:

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