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A Winter’s Tale: Panda, Tippy and Akamaru Play In Snow Sort Of…

Panda runs riot in snow

Today we are having a real snow storm, not light snow.  And it is bitter cold, a sort of cold Napoleon’s Grand Armee enjoyed while fleeing Moscow.  The kittens are now cats and this is their very first winter.  Panda, who has huge front paws with opposable thumbs, has been chasing snow flakes while her short haired sister, Tippy, is not as happy about this reversal of nature.

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My Home, Berlin NY, 7 Degree F Nights In November: NOAA Predicts Warm Winter In Midst of Blizzards In Southwest

NOAA thinks winter will be hot

 

I have been frantically chopping and stacking six cords of firewood in anticipation of a cold, cruel winter.  The false stories that winter would vanish irritate me because my beloved weather service forecasts have grown increasingly useless over the years thanks to the global warming indoctrination.  Yes, it may be -40 below rather than -55 below in Antarctica but it is still hugely below freezing there and it isn’t often much warmer here up in North America’s glacier Ice Age belt.  This week brings single digit weather tonight and it isn’t even Thanksgiving.  If the Puritans waited until this week to have their famous dinner with the natives, they would have turned into blocks of ice long before the turkey was cooked.

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