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February 8th, 2008

We’re Out of Salt

We’ve had a lot of snow in Chicago this winter. Not a ton, but certainly more than the last few years.

This past week, the town I live in announced that they were very low on salt. Thus, only main roads would be salted – others wouldn’t be touched at all. This surprised me quite a bit – I’ve lived in Chicago all my life, except for one year, and can’t recall this happening before. The result was a number of messy, sloppy streets that were hard to navigate. Great!

I have a suggestion to alleviate the situation: buy more salt. Oh, no more money for salt? Okay, suggestion two: our dog loves to eat snow and ice – let’s use him! At his size, weight, and age I figure it’d take him the rest of his adult life to lick our street. But it’d be the cutest thing ever.

Posted in Everyday Life

Ryan February 8, 2008, 9:36 pm

Can’t Chicago just go ask its neighbor for some? That’s what neighbors are for.

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