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  • superman Jan 31, 6:52 p.m.

    I was one of 6 children and grew up on a farm. We didnt have heat except in the kitchen from a wood stove. No indoor plumbing which meant no bathroom or hot water. We used an outhouse and a catalog. We got our water from a well. I know and still remember well what it was like to have to sleep all winter in a room with no heat. Some days in the winter it was warmer outside than the inside of the house. We had to heat water on the wood stove to take a bath. I am very lucky that things have changed. One thing that I will always have no matter the cost is a warm house in the winter and cool in the summer. Am fortunate now that money is no longer an issue. "I done well for an ole farmboy". I took classes at ECU that helped me get a good job. (worked my way thru college and a master's degree)

  • josephlawrence43 Jan 31, 6:31 p.m.

    hate to ask a dumb question--but is this appliciable to this coming weekend ( 2-1 ) or does it apply to last weekend????

  • camhamsmom Jan 23, 5:12 p.m.

    Would love to see some snow since the last system was a dud. Don't see it happening though. The entire US looks moisture starved according to the dopplers.

  • injameswetrust2003 Jan 23, 5:10 p.m.

    Let it snow!!!!

  • BlahBlahBlahBlahBlah Jan 23, 4:50 p.m.

    WHEELERCB
    I so wish you the best.
    You are in my prayers.

  • wheelercb Jan 23, 4:10 p.m.

    i feel so much for homeless people. when i left the unemployment office yesterday trying to find a job and get some help i saw a homeless man standing on the side of the road holding up a sign asking for help in which the man at the unemployment place in raligh,nc told me he couldnt help me because i didnt live in wake co, give me a brek man i live closer to that one on the edge of wake co.than i do in granville co. thanks a lot north carolina.

  • DontVote4LiarsCheatsOrThieves Jan 23, 3:09 p.m.

    I pray everyone who needed shelter found it, and I pray no one forgot to adequately accommodate their pets for this.

  • shortz1994 Jan 23, 2:32 p.m.

    HEY!! I'll trade with you Raleigh.
    Our temps in my neck of the woods. Highs 7 lows tonight -7/-10.
    (I laugh at what i used to call "cold/freezing".)

  • Uhavenoclu Jan 23, 1:45 p.m.

    I walk every day at noon, cold or not but I go back to a warm office. It is totally different for those with no resources and nowhere to get out of the cold.

    I see many walking out whether alone or walking their dogs in the cold,eve seen runners out jogging in the cold.........I was in my car for over a year,in the cold and the heat,many do not want to go to shelters for most homeless shelters are just halfway houses for most people are either on parole or just out of jail and those who just ran into bad luck and lost their home or apartment because they couldn't afford it and got evicted and cannot get another apartment would rather sleep in their cars.
    I was fortunate for I did find a shelter but while I was in my car I was working and paying my way,so no one knows how both sides feel more then I for I have seen and done it all,been there done that and I am proud of what I have been through.

  • Holy Carp. Jan 23, 1:33 p.m.

    When you have worked outsidein all kinds of weather you learn to tolerate it no like or dislike just tolerate it. When it was 11 -4 wc this morning someone needed a jump;, I went out in a t-shirt and gave them a jump. If you hate you're going to hate no matter what. But if you tolerate and don't think of the cold and see the sun it's fine. . Uhavenoclu

    Did you sleep in a warm bed last night? Working outside is one thing- sleeping in it with minimal comforts is another.

  • fishon Jan 23, 1:02 p.m.

    When you have worked outsidein all kinds of weather you learn to tolerate it no like or dislike just tolerate it. When it was 11 -4 wc this morning someone needed a jump;, I went out in a t-shirt and gave them a jump. If you hate you're going to hate no matter what. But if you tolerate and don't think of the cold and see the sun it's fine. .
    Uhavenoclu

    I walk every day at noon, cold or not but I go back to a warm office. It is totally different for those with no resources and nowhere to get out of the cold.

  • BigSteamnTurd Jan 23, 12:59 p.m.

    "No snow on Friday! Hold out until Monday!"

    What, when it gets back to Spring like temps? I don't think so.

  • HereswhatIthink Jan 23, 12:58 p.m.

    When everyone is hoping for snow I am always worrying and thinking about the homeless people AND the animals that don't have adequate shelter. Please no more snow and I agree, bring back temps in the 70's!!

  • Uhavenoclu Jan 23, 12:28 p.m.

    When you have worked outsidein all kinds of weather you learn to tolerate it no like or dislike just tolerate it. When it was 11 -4 wc this morning someone needed a jump;, I went out in a t-shirt and gave them a jump.
    If you hate you're going to hate no matter what. But if you tolerate and don't think of the cold and see the sun it's fine. .

  • Reformed Liberal Jan 23, 11:44 a.m.

    Cold is cold. 32 or -32 does not make a difference to me. When I am cold, I am in pain. Bring back winter with 70 degrees.

  • yorky1966 Jan 23, 10:18 a.m.

    No snow on Friday! Hold out until Monday!

  • bubbba Jan 23, 10:16 a.m.

    When I was homeless I went to Florida. So sad for these people.

  • more cowbell Jan 23, 10:05 a.m.

    Don't know where you're getting those balmy temps but in Louisburg it was 14 deg at 0600.

  • Uhavenoclu Jan 23, 9:55 a.m.

    -4 with wind chil

  • Uhavenoclu Jan 23, 8:46 a.m.

    19 degreews,try waking up to 11 with minus 4 wind chill.

  • romneycare Jan 23, 8:08 a.m.

    breaking out the 2chainz for the tires just incase for friday evening commute... prolly store them in the car

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