I’ve been lucky so far this year, being off during the winter storms so far, but my luck ran out this week. My overnight was canceled and my First Officer and I ended up being sent to Dayton, OH for the night and so far today isn’t looking good for rejoining our scheduled trip as planned.
I stepped outside and there was perhaps two inches of snow on the ground. Schools are canceled en masse. I grew up about 30 miles southwest of here and back then, two inches was barely even a “light dusting.” We didn’t cancel school until there was six on the ground and more forecast that day.
Is it just me, or have each new generation of Americans become more carebear than the last? A few more generations and the North Koreans can just waltz in and take over the country without a fight, because the kids can’t be bothered going outside in the rain…
Oh, and you whippersnappers get off my lawn.