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Suburban Diary

Joys of winter leave a ‘proud indoorsman’ cold

Just the other morning, that violent whip of winter came calling yet again. I stared bleary-eyed out the living room window at another heavy dusting. My shoulders dropped. I grew another chin. That was it. Game over.

For lots of people, winter works. For other nutbags like me, December’s barely manageable, January’s a disaster, and February’s the bully that always chases you home.

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