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March 23rd, 2005


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02:39 pm - an exercise in lack-of-forethought
12:30 PM
ME: What a nice day! Well, okay, it's not so nice, but it's better than it has been. I think I shall wear my light jacket to work today on account of it being nice. Kinda nice.

1:45 PM
PEOPLE AT WORK: Oh hey did you hear all about the DEATH STORM 2005 that is headed our way tonight?
ME, IN LIGHT JACKET: Well, shit.

The walk home tonight is gonna be very cold.

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From:bedfull_o_books
Date:March 23rd, 2005 10:51 pm (UTC)
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So Yahoo weather has us getting between 8" and a foot of snow. Weather underground pegs it closer to 4" (specific for Somerville area). Mostly it will be rain, and not start until 7 to 9 tonight.

Who are we supposed to believe?

I should have been a meteorologist....
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From:derspatchel
Date:March 23rd, 2005 11:18 pm (UTC)
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So much for DEATH STORM! The uncertainty of it all shouldn't surprise me; this is New England, after all, and it's officially Spring. I do know the storm's over Pennsylvania now, however. I've been dealing with Wilkes-Barre tow companies for 45 minutes now. I think they closed down I-81. It's ugly over there.
From:cynicalgal
Date:March 23rd, 2005 11:01 pm (UTC)

Well this is just great ....

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I could have written this post, with only the following changes:

12:30 PM = 8 AM
light jacket = no jacket
The walk home tonight = Leaving Symphony Hall tonight
very cold = frigid and soggy

Thank you for your attention to this matter.
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From:derspatchel
Date:March 23rd, 2005 11:51 pm (UTC)

Re: Well this is just great ....

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Cool, it's like Rashomon, only with weather!

(Abbie would say hi, by the way, only he's too busy stockpiling batteries and milk and bread in the face of DEATH STORM 2005.)
From:aussie_nyc
Date:March 23rd, 2005 11:17 pm (UTC)
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Searching for DEATH STORM 2005/LOVE MACHINE 2000 slashfic...
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From:kizlj
Date:March 24th, 2005 12:07 am (UTC)
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It was spring yesterday. WTF!?!
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From:duchez
Date:March 24th, 2005 02:34 pm (UTC)
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Oh come on, you are surprised? We have snow every year till April!
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From:off_coloratura
Date:March 24th, 2005 02:45 am (UTC)
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A very moving little playlet. I'd love to play the jacket.
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From:jimmystagger
Date:March 24th, 2005 03:43 am (UTC)
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That always happens to me. If I wear something too light, Mother Nature sends in death storms. Too heavy, and I look stupid carrying it in warmth everyone else seemingly got personal phone calls about that morning. That's why I'm always in my leather jacket- it's just right.

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