Okay, it’s cold here. Really really cold. Like -12 degrees with a hideous windchill of -30. It’s Michigan, it’s winter, it’s the way it is.
My kids’ school has been cancelled due to the inclement weather. Incidentally, they have no school Monday either. Coincidence? I think not…
I’m not saying that it ain’t cold out – it’s bitter and awful. I just want to know why this cold awareness has come about as of late and didn’t happen when I was growing up.
I cannot recall one single cancelled school day from my youth due to frigid temperatures. We had snow days only when there was a foot or more of snow on the ground (this was back in the days of rear wheel drive monster cars too). I remember going to school bundled up from the freezing temps and the wind.
In short, I remember going to school in really nasty winter weather.
Is it just me or is my memory fading? Or, am I just a mean, tough parent?
It think it’s going to be a long winter.