Results tagged with 'shoveling'
Published March 3, 2015
This latest snow fall made me realize something. I've never called dibs here. I'm not alone. I don't see any Milwaukeeans shoveling out angled parking spots or street parking spots and calling dibs on their handiwork.
You know, "dibs." See, this is a real thing that real people do - specifically 90 miles south of us in Chicago. And it's serious business.
Published March 1, 2011
Sure, your building may be vacant, but you still have to remove the snow and ice in front of it.
Published April 5, 2009
Thanks to the local news/weather/storm team cabal, I blocked out a little time today for snow removal. Looks like I won't need it.
Published Dec. 19, 2008
I was feeling sporting this morning. And, after I cleared out my alley, I revved up the engine and attempted to blow through my neighbors' unshoveled section of road. I made it perhaps 20 feet when I got stuck. Very stuck.
Published Dec. 1, 2008
Why does it always seem way too early for this? Last winter -- which I generally prefer not to talk about -- didn't hit us until later and it felt way too soon for that. So, getting walloped like this at the end of November / beginning of December just seems plain cruel.
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