Winter Survival

, , , - February 22, 2014

T.S. Eliot said that April is the cruellest month, but he was wrong. February is surely the champion of cruel months. From the dirty snow that’s been heaped along the sidewalks since November’s first storm to the grey skies that make it seem like evening all day long, February, in my opinion, is winter outstaying its welcome, and even though it’s the shortest month of the year, it usually feels interminable. Worst of all, for many of us February is also a month of icy cold temperatures, resulting in pricey heating bills. Here’s the good news: You don’t have to...

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, - December 06, 2013

Cold weather is upon us and winter weather can fluctuate as the season progresses.  Winter storms can range from a beautiful snow dusting to blinding, ice covered streets with freezing rain and large drifts of snow that can last for several days.  Two of the main concerns with winter weather are dangerous driving conditions and loss of electrical power to homes. If you are in, or plan to be in an area of the country that snowstorms are common, it’s best to have some preparations for road travels or extended stays indoors. Many deaths can occur from winter storms from...

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