[SATLUG] 12-25-08

ed horned0wl93 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 27 03:40:59 CST 2008

Geoff/W5OMR wrote:
> ed wrote:
>> Geoff/W5OMR wrote:
>>> Wasn't here in Houston in 89 for the freeze.  I was in San Antonio 
>>> in Feb of 1984, when it was 9f for a high, for 4 days.  Pipes froze, 
>>> water was everywhere, the city was shut down and (as they say in 
>>> Southern Louisiana) it wuddn't nuttin' nice!
>>> -Geoff
>> And nobody mentions the San Antonio snows of January 1985, where we 
>> had 18" on e Saturday, and 11" the next. The lawn was really nice 
>> that summer...
> I was on the south east side of San Antonio in Highland Hills...  my 
> neighbor and I walked around, marveling in it all.  We got into 
> snow-ball fight, after snow-ball fight.  Then, we got back to the 
> house, got some coffee, and hear a 'noise' Bang! Clang! 
> k-e-e-e-r-r-r-u-u-u-n-n-c-h....
> We looked at each other, we had a knowing grin, then filled a thermos 
> each, got some lawn chairs and went to the top of the hill to watch 
> the idiots in San Antonio try to stop their vehicles down at the 
> bottom of a 40 degree hill... covered in snow.
> Called a wrecker friend of ours, and he just cleaned up that night.
My daughter, who just won her MA from St Mary's last week, was 18 mo. 
old at the time, bundled within an inch of her life, and absolutely 
loving her first snow...  :)


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