Herbie Mann Comin' Home

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

'The Hundred Days'



No.  Not a political comment.

For 100 days, Seattle is vulnerable to possible snow.

As calibrated here, roughly November 22 through the first days of March, about a hundred.

They're over now.

And this year such white falling, once, turned wet 20 feet above the head,

And it just splashed!  It just splashed.

How goodly are thy tents, El Niño!


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2 comments:

  1. El Nino has wreaked havoc here too. I am counting the days to warmer weather and the melting of snow which really is almost above my head.

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  2. You're somewhere, if I'm not mistaken, where what the TV meteorologists call 'Lake Effect Snow' or some caudal whip-end of it, hits?

    The only thing as frightening to me as terrorists is the word 'Buffalo' -- and I envision you somewhere within a comfortable weekend getaway of that city.

    Comfortable, that is, when a light perspiration on the brow calls for a chilled, sweetened lemonade and when the crickets call from the underbrush. Ah! Those porch evenings!

    Where was I? Oh yes: terror. It's white.

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