polar votex


its been
 really
 cold
 everywhere
 except
 maybe
 hawaii

 i understand 
it was warmer
 in the arctic
 than it was in wisconsin 
in minnesota
water fountains
froze
mid
fall

planes 
were grounded 
trains
 subways
 rails
 were frozen

there were delays
through tunnels
over bridges
uptown
downtown
crosstown
 it was a mess

 but 
bike messengers 
prevailed

19 comments:

  1. One time when 'get a horse' rings true, though you'd have to put long johns on it. Bikes are better.

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  2. They are one hardy breed of people, aren't they?

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  3. Brrrr -- I was thinking about all those people who have to work outside, regardless of temperatures.

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  4. hee! it was colder in florida than it was in southern finland, where some mistankenly think polar bears roam the streets...

    we might get snow over the weekend, but they're also saying that if we do get winter this year, it'll be only for a week. i better start planning what i'll plant in the garden...and we might as well order the tiny greenhouse i've always wanted. the ground isn't frozen so builiding the foundation is a breeze :)

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  5. Well I'll tell u -out of Maine into Conn- it's just nice to only feel the ice cold- not to see all the ice!!!! Every little improvement is helpful !!!
    Rain

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  6. Well I'll tell u -out of Maine into Conn- it's just nice to only feel the ice cold- not to see all the ice!!!! Every little improvement is helpful !!!
    Rain

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  7. Talk about 'polar' opposite Daryl, we're expecting 43C this weekend.

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  8. Talk about 'polar' opposite Daryl, we're expecting 43C this weekend.

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  9. Talk about 'polar' opposite Daryl, we're expecting 43C this weekend.

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  10. Talk about 'polar' opposite Daryl, we're expecting 43C this weekend.

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  11. They are like the new Pony Express, I suppose. Neither rain nor snow...

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  12. Wonder if they were wearing their long-johns or Under Armor to keep warm! If not, I bet their butts got cold!

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  13. It's really strange when high twenties feels like a tropical heat wave. I'm really looking forward to spring.

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  14. Daryl, Brrrr! In Manitoba, where I grew up, the other day it was colder than it was on Mars! Minus 31 in Manitoba and Minus 29 on Mars!

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  15. Crazy crazy! By the way, where's your snow????

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  16. You can get through it as long as your dressed for it. Go messengers!

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  17. lord have mercy, hard days to be a bike messenger!

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