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Brain Freeze

This week the temperatures plummeted towards -30 degrees Celsius. I saw my friends posting weather reports on my social media: ironically it was warmer in the Arctic than in southeastern Canada. 815 more words

an onion or a polar bear, 24th February 2015

good grief it was cold yesterday… and I mean cold!… to cold to snow type of cold…….. and I got a stark reminder at how bad my Raynauds reacts in this weather…. 252 more words


Taking the Plunge for the Glory Hole!


The Polar Plunge is probably one of the most well-known events that happens worldwide annually. Most of the time it is associated with beginning a new year or jumping for a charity fund-raising event. 595 more words


Storms, freezing temps cause 21 deaths in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say the storms and freezing temperatures this past week in Tennessee caused 21 deaths, including 11 attributed to hypothermia.

Gov. Bill Haslam elevated Tennessee on Saturday to a higher level state of emergency, meaning hard-hit areas may be eligible for state and federal assistance. 69 more words

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Snow Days

When I was a kid growing up in Dayton, Ohio in the sixties it didn’t snow all that often.  Winters were inclement, cold and wet, and dull to look at.  1,947 more words


18 people die in one week of Tennessee’s record setting winter

I have joked about the weather weenies here in Nashville, but I overlooked just how dangerous these conditions can be — and have been — when they occur as rarely as they do in Nashville. 386 more words


Children more susceptible to dangers of cold

HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Two mothers arrested, two children, a three-year-old and a four-year-old, left out in the dangerous cold in the past 24 hours. … 310 more words