Finding Smiles Amidst Nemo’s Snowdrifts

When I read that the blizzard that hit the Northeastern U.S. had been given the name ‘Nemo’ it surprised me a little. The National Weather Service says it’s just a marketing ploy from the Weather Channel and wants no part of it, but it has really caught on, and the next blizzard — Orko — is already on its way. Let’s hope they don’t expand the practice to other kinds of storms — can you imagine ‘Tornado Tony’ or ‘Thunderstorm Tessie’?

Ozark Mountain Daredevils – “Snowbound”

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3 thoughts on “Finding Smiles Amidst Nemo’s Snowdrifts

  1. Well, as I wandered out into a balmy 27 degree day (that’s Celsius, of course, about 81 in American degrees) I thought of the blizzard you’re having and I must admit to having a bit of a chuckle. Actually, I don’t think people chuckle in real life, only in books and blog comments.
    Good to hear that “The Sapphires” has made it to your neck of the woods.

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  2. Luckily, the snowstorm is a long ways from my home — although it is cool here, we’re just getting a little rain — but I definitely feel the pain of those who are snowed in.
    PS So you remember the Sapphires from the movie?

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  3. I do remember The Sapphires a bit from the time they were around. I didn’t ever see them – I was too much interested in such folks as Bob Dylan and The Band and such like. My musical tastes have broadened somewhat since then.

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