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RE: Happy new year
  • Subject: RE: Happy new year
  • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
  • Date: Mon, 3 Jan 2011 16:12:38 -0800

Sadly we didn't get the day off, just a few hours. But there were a lot
of people missing nonetheless. The schools were closed, so parents were
stuck. Anyone living in the Tehachapi mountains couldn't get here with
the closed freeway. Funny part is that here at work there is hardly a

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Pam Evans
Sent: Monday, January 03, 2011 3:44 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Happy new year

woo hoo - a day off!   gotta like that.

On Mon, Jan 3, 2011 at 5:36 PM, Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95
cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:

> Happy New Year to all!
> Hopefully yesterday's little snowstorm is not an omen of the year to
> come. Most of the country wouldn't notice it, but two inches of snow
> here is an emergency, with on-the-scene news crews breathlessly
> reporting and continual shots of the radar screens. I'm getting so I
> just start giggling when I see the "Stormwatch!" logos. I shouldn't
> laugh, real people get into trouble because of the weather, but the TV
> news just seems to blow it so far up you'd think the world is ending.
> We got about 5", more than our normal every-other-year dusting but not
> the worst I've seen. They did get snow farther south in places where
> really is a total novelty. This was good enough to close off a couple
> freeways and get us told not to come to work until mid-morning. I
> the whole mess will be melted in a day or two.
> Cyndi

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