by wjw on February 4, 2022

Our Arctic adventure continues! The technician will attempt his repairs once he can get parts for our 35-year-old boiler. In the meantime I’m keeping a fire in the fireplace.

(Update: the boiler’s now churning out heat just like it ought, but the house is big and the temperature is going up by one degree per hour. So by the time I get out of bed in the morning, we should be warm again.)

And of course we’re not alone in coping with winter. My birth state of Minnesota has acquired eight more snow plows, and encouraged the public to submit names for them. Behold the results:

Bob Pfeiffer February 5, 2022 at 12:07 pm

They should make a Captcha out of the image, and ask the not-a-robot to click all the panels that aren’t Plowy McPlowface.

mearsk February 7, 2022 at 11:22 am

Right before the “heat dome” really hit here in the PNW, the air conditioner at home decided it was time to die. Luckily we were able to get a repair guy on it quickly. I’m always impressed by technology’s ability to quit working at the exact wrong time.

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