From: David Moore (email@example.com)
Date: Sun Feb 04 1996 - 17:18:54 EST
Carlton Winbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> quoted Carl Conrad and wrote:
>>My regards to all. I sit here at my computer on a bone-chilling Sunday
>>morning with the thermometer outside at -8 degrees (I know that most of the
>>U.S., more or less, is caught up in this deep freeze, although I would hope
>>that Carlton, down in the Cajun country, and David, down in tropical
>>Florida, might be somewhat more fortunate, while I know that Edgar in
>>Chicago has it very much worse than I do) and wait for a plumber to come
>>for some urgent repairs (Ellen Adams will sympathize, I'm sure, if my
>>memory fails me not!). And if there's someone in Australia reading this,
>>I'd like to trade places with you right now!
>It was 10 degrees here in Pineville, La. this AM. We missed two days of
>school this week because we have no idea how to cope with below freezing
>weather that lasts longer than 24 hours. 10,000 homes are still without
>electricity in our area and plumbers are at a premium. Those who need one
>call three or four and quickly cancel the other calls when one shows up.
It has cooled down some here from yesterday's temperatures in the
80's. It's about 55 degrees out presently, and the weather people are
saying it may get into the 30's or 40's tonight. I'm keeping an eye on
the temp, since, if it gets really cold, we have to cover the fruit trees.
I haven't lived in Miami all my life, though; I was born in
Wisconsin and still have a brother and a sister that live there. Once I
chided a Canadian friend for sending us all that cold weather that comes
down over the border. "Don't blame us!" he said. "We warm it up quite a
bit before we send it on to you."
It's amazing the different kinds of things that can be sent over
the internet. First text, then graphics, then sound files, and recently
full-motion clips. If I were writing this a few years from now I could
probably send everyone some sunshine. I'd gladly share it.
David L. Moore Southeastern Spanish District
Miami, Florida of the Assemblies of God
email@example.com Department of Education
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