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News from the Land of the Ice and Snow

Well, I’m actually snowed in today . . . I tried getting out yesterday afternoon & couldn’t make it out of the cul-de-sac & since then we’ve had nothing but snow (well, we’ve had nothing but snow since before Christmas) so I’m not even going to try today.

And if things weren’t going to be bad enough this year, our furnace went out Sunday night and it’s just barely limping along now. Luckily our house is well insulated and even though we’ve kept it off at night (as the temperature dropped to about 3°) the house hasn’t gotten below 55°.  Still.

OK, enough whining . . . . These links come from BostonBoomer (with my deepest appreciation) and I’ll find more throughout the day:

WH sex scandal: Peter Orzag dumped his pregnant gf for ABC newswoman

Please post your favorite links in the comments & I’ll post an update to this as I find more.