Thinking of snow
scapco at ecentral.com
Mon Jan 22 20:24:50 PST 2007
WOW!! That's amazing. Sheer glass ice makes for an uncontrollable
situation. My wife, the insurance adjuster, would cry if I showed her
Steven Bixby wrote:
> (I accidently sent this out from the wrong email addy, here's a try
> from my subscribed address.)
> Thinking of snow and ice, have y'all seen this?
> This is in Portland, OR, a few days ago. My sister lives there and
> she took about 3:15 to get from her SO's house to her own house that
> morning - just 20.5 miles.
> Of course, all the sunshiney-state pundits are lampooning drivers in
> this video, and I admit some of these drivers were foolish, but the
> extent of the ice at that moment was impressive. Might well as be on
> a kid's snow disc as in a car!
> I'd just like to see how the sunglasses set handles driving there, and
> whether they'll shut up in a hurry!!!
> (I grew up in Minnesota and rural northwestern Colorado - I've been on
> my share of hockey rinks...... I mean, icy streets. I understand the
> challenge of getting around in slippery conditions all too well.)
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