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Wednesday, February 07, 2007

How much would it take?

I gotta ask. How much would it take to get you to move to Oswego New York? Would you go for a million dollars? How about 5 million? How about nothing doing, no way no how. Because that's MY answer.

In case you've been in a cave this past couple of weeks and don't know, Oswego has, in the past couple of days, received 64" of snow. And it's still snowing. That is snow so deep that trying to remove it is almost impossible. It's over 5 FEET of snow. In two days.

There's a SUNY in Oswego. I gotta wonder if the students are ok in their dorms, sitting tight and watching the snow pile up past their windows. I mean, what do you do if you're only 5 feet tall. The snow is over your head. That doesn't happen too often.

I'm not totally against snow. Heck, you can't live in Boston and not be able to tolerate snow. But over 5' in a couple of days. Um... it's way too much snow.

For anyone, even Sasquatch.

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Blogger rhea_becker said...

I had no idea this was happening up in Oswego. Wow! The photos!! But I beg to differ: I think Sasquatch would enjoy this.
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8/2/07 10:04 AM  
Blogger Mamma said...

It might be fun to live through, once.

8/2/07 12:10 PM  
Blogger barbie2be said...

not for any amount of money. i live in california and it's almost been too cold for me here recently. i think i need to move to the equator.

8/2/07 1:08 PM  
Blogger Becky68 said...

I've lived in Hull twice, once not far from where the picture on my blog was taken, when I was 18, (great first apartment!) & again with my oldest's father at a rooming house when I was 20 & 21 I grew up in Rockland though & that's not far from Hull, it was like a home away from home once I had friends with cars.
We had about 3 inches the other day & an inch or 2 (plus ice) a few weeks ago.
My kids are pretty good about the cold. They know I'll just tell them to put on a sweatshirt or get under a blanket on the couch!
Thanks for stopping by my blog.

10/2/07 2:03 AM  
Blogger tjsoundguy said...

I'm typing this in Oswego RIGHT NOW. I grew up here, & after many years away (on both coasts)- I'm back. While the weather has been *ahem* impressive over the past week, today's sunny skies have really given us a chance to dig out.
We used to joke about Oswego, "Never live anywhere where the birds leave!". Now, where's my car.....?



11/2/07 7:34 PM  

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