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Snow Day

The January I was in 4th grade at St Bart’s school in Cincinnati, we got hit with the biggest blizzard in the city’s history, followed by ridiculously cold temperatures.  Like sub-zero with wind chills that made it feel like 50 below.  It was so cold that the Ohio River actually froze over.  We missed school for 2 straight weeks, as much because of the cold as the snow. I still remember the snowdrifts that blocked our back door, and using a pick axe to break through the ice so we could clear our driveway. After …

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Praying for a Snow Day

The January I was in 4th grade at St Bart’s school in Cincinnati, we got hit with the biggest blizzard in the city’s history, followed by ridiculously cold temperatures.  Like sub-zero with wind chills that made it feel 30 below.  We missed school for 2 weeks, as much because of the cold as the snow. I still remember the snowdrifts that kept us from opening our back door, and using a pick axe to break through the ice so we could clear our driveway. After the first week, instead of cancelling a day at a …

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