Tag: Cold Weather

Musings

‘Polar bear plunges’

Some years ago, back in my single days while reporting for The Telegraph in Alton, Illinois, I had a girlfriend who talked me into a “polar bear plunge” in Lake Michigan in Chicago. “It will be fun,” she said enthusiastically. “And just think of the great ways we can warm up each other afterwards.” So

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Musings

Nice day: Enjoy it while it lasts

Temperature already above 50 degrees on this Sunday morning and the National Weather Service office in Blacksburg projects a high in the mid 60s when the annual Floyd Christmas Parade begins at 3 p.m. Enjoy the day and the parade.  Monday could be nice as well, with a high of 53 but then Mama Nature

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