Freezing Rain: Mother Nature’s Dominant Side

Mother Nature sure likes to show she’s the boss. The dominant one. Here in the northeast, we can deal with snow and rain. But when the two come together the challenge is significantly upped. Commonly known as freezing rain, it happens when a cold from and a warm front come together. Over the last fewContinue reading “Freezing Rain: Mother Nature’s Dominant Side”

A Montreal Fender-Bender

On the Saturday before Christmas my wife and I went to a local shopping mall for some last-minute odds and ends, having finally completed our shopping. The temperature was hovering around the freezing mark which was providing us with that much detested freezing rain. Snow is one thing, rain another, but the two mixed atContinue reading “A Montreal Fender-Bender”

Freezing Rain is Just Fake Weather

Sometimes it snows, sometimes it rains, but when it does both at the same time it is a whole new experience in misery. An overnight heavy snowfall – not a storm or blizzard – peacefully deposits a blanket of snow on streets and sidewalks. The nighttime tranquility is interrupted only by the sound of trucksContinue reading “Freezing Rain is Just Fake Weather”