Ludlow: Snowstorm shows winter in Wisconsin isn’t for whiners
I don’t know about my readers, but I am definitely tired of winter. The recent snow storm provided the frosting on the cake. I mean, 11 inches? We haven’t had that much dumped on us at one time for many years.
In fact, I guess we’ve been a little spoiled over the last few winters. Lake-effect snow is one of the fringe benefits of living next to the big lake to our east. Green Bay only got 3 to 4 inches of the white stuff.
But, it is what it is. So put up with it and quit whining. Either that or move, and I don’t want to do that, either.
I feel for people up in northern Door County where I heard on the news this morning that they had 20-plus inches of snow. That’s almost two feet.
A few years ago, when I was cross-country skiing, I would have welcomed this snowfall. But that is water under the bridge. I no longer ski, so I can take it or leave it and the latter is my preference.
According to local forecasters, the weather is going to warm up later this week, so some of that white stuff should melt. That’s a good thing. I just hope it doesn’t refreeze and turn my driveway into a skating rink.
And, staying in the winter theme, I found some cute snowmen jokes on the internet.
Did you hear about the snow boy who got worried when his nose grew to 11 inches long? He thought it might turn into a foot.
Which cereal do healthy snowmen have for breakfast? Frosties.
What do hungry snowmen put on their ice-burgers? “Chilly” sauce. (Say it out loud.)
What do you call a snowman on rollerblades? A snowmobile.
What do you get when you cross a vampire and a snowman Frostbite.
What do you call a snowman in the summer? A puddle.
What do snowmen wear on their heads? Ice caps.
What do you get when you cross a snowman with a baker? Frosty the Dough-man.
¶ In a change of subject, I’m looking forward to the NFL draft that begins April 26. Who will the Green Bay Packers select?
I was looking at predictions on the Internet recently. One expert had the Pack choosing a defensive back. Another predicted it would be a wide receiver and yet another said it would be defensive end. And who knows, it could be someone entirely different. We just have to wait and see.
I do know that the Pack’s defense definitely needs help. So I would guess the focus would be on that side of the ball. But we will see. It will certainly be interesting to follow.
And with that, I will close by saying, have a great week, everyone, and stay warm!
Barb Ludlow is a former Kewaunee County reporter. Email her at [email protected]
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