Almeeker wrote...."I think on the days when I weigh up a little my scale should say to me "Oh Honey, what did you eat?". And then it should remind me that I gave all my fat pants to Goodwill and if I get any bigger I'll have to go naked, and it's January - in Michigan."
I just wanted to say that I live out here in the flatlands North of the Windy and just spittin' distance South of the Cheddar Curtain and I don't know a lot but our first two chilluns spent their freshman year at college at The University of the Tundra, yep, UNM, up in gorgeous Marquette, Michigan on the tropical southern shoreline of Lake Superior, in the beautiful U.P.
Sooooo...I thought I'd share this with you in an email or IM but didn't know how so here goes...Hope you enjoy all the comparisons--------
Michigan vs. Other Places ---Temperature Conversion Chart
@ +70 degrees---Texans turn on the heat and unpack the thermal underwear.
People in Michigan go swimming in the rivers.
@ +60 degrees---North Carolinians try to turn on the heat.
People in Michigan plant gardens.
@ +50 degrees---Californians shiver uncontrollably.
People in Michigan sunbathe.
@ +40 degrees---Italian & English cars won't start.
People in Michigan drive with the windows down.
@ +32 degrees---Distilled water freezes.
Lake Erie water gets thicker.
@ +20 degrees---Floridians put on coats, thermal underwear, gloves and woolly hats.
People in Michigan throw on a flannel shirt.
@ +15 degrees---Philadelphia landlords finally turn up the heat.
People in Michigan have the last cookout before it gets cold.
@ +10 degrees---People in Miami all freeze and stiffen. Rigor mortis.
Michiganders lick the flagpole.
@ 0 degrees---Californians fly away to Mexico .
People in Michigan get out their winter coats.
@ -10 degrees---Hollywood disintegrates.
The Girl Scouts in Michigan are selling cookies door to door.
@ -25 degrees---Polar bears begin to evacuate the Arctic .
Michigan Boy Scouts postpone "Winter Survival" classes until it gets cold enough.
@ -30 degrees---Mount St. Helen's freezes.
People in Michigan rent some videos.
@ -40 degrees---Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
Michiganders get frustrated because they can't thaw the keg.
@ -45 degrees---Microbial life no longer survives on dairy products.
Cows in Michigan complain about farmers with cold hands.
@ -60 degrees---ALL atomic motion stops (absolute zero in the Kelvin scale).
People in Michigan start saying, "Cold 'nuff for ya?"
@ -100 degrees---Hell freezes over.
The Lions win the Super Bowl!
Keep up the good work! Keep on smiling and helping each other!---Albie
Weather humor from our log cabin in Michigan - The Log Home Neighborhood