Here in Canada, we take pride in how tough we are when it comes to cold and snow.
But goddamn, it's been so cold since Christmas that even we are beginning to crack. I was in Manitoba right before New Year's and the overnight temperatures with windchill were -45ºC (-49ºF) and -50ºC (-58ºF). The daytime HIGHS were -35ºC (-31ºF). The cold was brutal, just brutal.
It really is kind of poetic justice for us though --
But we are not amused. Not amused at all.
But whatever you do -- make sure your vehicle is good to go! Without a running vehicle, you'll be stuck waiting in the frigid blast for The Bus That Never Comes!
And if you see a guy driving an open convertible down the street . . .
. . . then what you're really seeing is this:
The temperatures are FINALLY starting to moderate this week -- thank goodness! Not a moment too soon.