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Whether the Weather

My parents moved to Florida to escape the harsh Wisconsin winters; they moved to Sarasota on the west coast to experience weather fluctuations. My mom especially wanted to see storm clouds, wear sweatshirts in January, feel the wind, hear the rain. Given that they lived on a key, they certainly got their wish, actually evacuating a couple of times. Up here in the mid-Atlantic States, we have our own kind of weather fluctuations – an extra warm January, an unusually cold April, tons of snow and buckets of rain. We even get the occasional tornado and odd earthquake. Then, when a string of perfect spring days and nights made for sleeping with the windows open comes along, we may feel we earned it – or we may recognize that weather doesn’t conform to our expectations. Either way, we all get to enjoy it.

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