I was born and raised in California. I’ve lived through my fair share of earthquakes both large and small…mostly small. Still, after living in the Midwest for almost a year and a half, I prefer to take my chances with an earthquake rather than a blizzard or thunderstorm. Why? Because in the scheme of things big, disruptive earthquakes are a… Read more »
I confess. The Weather Channel used to be one of my favorite channels on TV. Used to be, in recent years, it’s gone insane.
Yesterday, I had a mental breakdown. The drive home was so frightening that the moment I saw Paul, I burst into tears. I was so happy to be alive and needed to relieve the pent up stress from white knuckle driving through downtown Minneapolis. Honestly, why do you people live here? Do you not know California exists? I kept thinking… Read more »
My first winter in Minnesota and it’s awful. Honestly, do you people know California exists? I now understand why people thought I was nuts for moving here. Love does make you do crazy things. I mean what the hell, Minnesota? Getting to the grocery store is a freaking chore. I’m not used to having my movements so restricted. I used… Read more »
Don’t call it a polar vortex…or a comeback. It’s just the subzero temps have hit the midwest again. And I think the northeast is getting pounded by snow. Have I mentioned that I’m sort of over the snow? Don’t get me wrong. I like watching it fall, but driving in it is ridiculous. I keep thinking, “You people know California… Read more »
When I moved to Minnesota, I looked forward to having the occasional snow day. Work from home, bake something to warm up the house, feel cozy. I didn’t expect to be afraid of the temperature. Seriously. I can’t go outside without being afraid I might die if my car breaks down. Thank you, Polar Vortex! For those who aren’t living… Read more »
Something I realized this summer, there are two kinds of barbecues. Some portions of the country call them cookouts, but it’s the same type of gathering. The weather warms up and someone invites you over to their house. Usually, they grill up some kind of meat and you bring the booze. This is where things start to diverge. I don’t… Read more »