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Shall We Stay Awake or Hibernate?

Karen Berge

Karen Berge

I enjoy living in Seattle, where boating opportunities abound. My goal is to take advantage of them all!
Karen Berge

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Life continually presents us with choices. As I viewed news and weather maps from across the U.S. last week, I was very tempted to hibernate…although, that choice might have lacked some credibility since I’m in the Pacific Northwest. Only our windshields were frosted over in the early mornings. Whereas, scenes from the east coast – waves frozen in mid-arc, boats trapped in ice, impassable (or should I say, impossible?) streets, frozen and ruptured pipes, looming icicle daggers, and the many captive travelers in limbo at airports – offered much more overwhelming evidence to support that latter choice. Then, there were the horrific mudslides in California – a reminder that warmer temperatures don’t always correlate to pleasant conditions. Continue reading