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The annual storm

January 26, 2016General

As nearly everyone in the entire world knows by now, we had some snow over the weekend. A lot of snow fell, it was windy, most people stayed indoors, and a few ventured out to make good on their investments in 4x4 trucks.

Maybe this storm brought a few more inches of snow than in previous years, but it was basically the same experience. I walked into a deserted Upper Montclair and took a few pictures, which look identical to pictures from past years (except for the movies showing at the Bellevue Theater) Yet the media made a huge deal about the storm, as always.

Storms are like annual exams. Mayors and governors get a chance to show that they have their act together, or not, and we all grade them. Aside from that, nothing changes.


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