News of the day, this day in history for January 3, 1948. Snow blankets much of country from Texas to Eastern Seaboard. France voting on anti-inflation bill. Guerrilla fighting in Greece. Palestine friction. India/Pakistan dispute. Burma wins independence from Britain.
The overwhelming given in most conflicts: Mud. A mostly unremarkable December 20th in 1995. Of course, if you were in Bosnia or anywhere in the former Yugoslavia it would be a remarkable day, as the UN handed over peacekeeping duties to NATO
It didn't sound good, so I started getting ready a few days ago. Here in Philadelphia, this is an ice event, so the biggest threat is losing power. Fortunately, my apartment has a gas stove, so I can cook no matter what. (Unfortunately, my phone is