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September Weather

September 14th, 2007 · Comments Off on September Weather

Wow, the weather’s really turned now.  Fall has come so quickly this year – it’s only mid-September, but already the leaves are starting to turn here in Ottawa.  Red hues are mingling with the green and yellow.

Plus, with the thermostat now hanging out in the low teens, and single digits at night, out come the jackets and woolly socks, while the tank tops and flip flops are put away for another year. Fall has definitely arrived!

While many in Ottawa know that these shorter days and colder nights are only foreshadowing towards the ominous Winter, there are certainly a few perks to Autumn that we all look forward to and enjoy.

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March Weather

June 25th, 2007 · 1,651 Comments

Most Canadians are just about sick and tired of the chilly weather by now. Had enough of -20 C temperatures, constant shoveling of driveways and sidewalks, and had chapped lips aplenty!

So, it’s not unusual for everyone to jet off to sunnier climes… Personally, I hop on a plane southwards and have a week or two in Florida. Unbelievably, they are enjoying days of +20C (and hotter) and walking around in shorts and t-shirts, while we suffer the deep freeze.

This, of course, makes many Canadians wonder ‘why the hell are we walking around in snow pants and scarves, when it’s sunny just a couple of hour’s flight away??’ D’oh!

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