How Washington responds to snow
Last week D.C. faced its first 'real snow' of the winter. The weather event actually reminded me of a few notable things about snow.
First, it's really not about how much snow falls, it's about how governments and citizens are able to deal with it. When I was in high school, I used to joke that kids in Florida got more snow days, on average, each year, than kids in Cleveland. For better or worse, as snow came down, life generally went on for us. So when three inches of snow falls and people freak out, it's not because it's a lot of snow, it's because they're not good at dealing with the situation.
Continue readnig this piece by Rob Pitingolo here at Extraordinary Observations.
Rob Pitingolo blogs at Extraordinary Observations. The Local Blog Network is a group of bloggers from around the D.C. region who have agreed to make regular contributions to All Opinions Are Local.
| December 23, 2010; 3:00 PM ET
Categories: D.C., HotTopic, Local blog network, weather
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