Re: ghost town

Subject: Re: ghost town
From: Ken Poshedly <poshedly -at- bellsouth -dot- net>
To: Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com>, 'Dan Goldstein' <DGoldstein -at- cytomedix -dot- com>, 'TECHWR-L' <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:07:54 -0800 (PST)

Yo Hannah!

I'm originally from Cleveland, and recall the -15 degree days and nights once in awhile and how I wondered if it would get any better. But then down here, sheesh! They get snow and ice maybe every two years but just never remember how to handle it. And the rest of the year, "rain" seems always a new phenomena to drivers who regularly crash and burn on wet pavement.

As for your situation, I sympathize. It really IS bad with those low temps and all, but you and the rest up there know what to do, how to handle it and how to drive -- or not drive -- in it.





>________________________________
> From: Hannah Drake <hannah -at- formulatrix -dot- com>
>To: 'Ken Poshedly' <poshedly -at- bellsouth -dot- net>; 'Dan Goldstein' <DGoldstein -at- cytomedix -dot- com>; 'TECHWR-L' <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
>Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 4:57 PM
>Subject: RE: ghost town
>
>
>Atlanta Ken: We've been dealing with, single-digit days, had three snow
>storms last week, and another one tomorrow.
>
>-Hannah in Massachusetts
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: techwr-l-bounces+hannah -dot- drake=formulatrix -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>[mailto:techwr-l-bounces+hannah -dot- drake=formulatrix -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On
>Behalf Of Ken Poshedly
>Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 4:34 PM
>To: Dan Goldstein; TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)
>Subject: Re: ghost town
>
>As for a topic to talk about, welcome from "The Ice Capital of the
>Southeast" -- Atlanta, Georgia! Today, a REAL ghost town.
>
>It took THIS for me to be able to get permission to work from home today
>(Wednesday) and probably tomorrow.
>
>Here's a link to a local tv station
>
>http://www.wsbtv.com/s/news/
>
>While the whole area was shut down two weeks ago, they took heed when the
>word came out that THIS event was to be even worse and with less snow but
>more ice -- today, almost NO traffic anywhere (except for the local yahoos
>who think it's cool to spin out and then total their 4-wheel-drive tanks).
>
>It's been literally wall-to-wall, nonstop tv coverage of this thing which is
>bad, but really not so bad as to demand total media coverage.
>
>But then I'm originally from the Great White North where 30-degree winter
>days with snow and ice are pretty much what you expect. (Been here 30 years
>and still can't figure out why they still act this way.)
>
>-- Ken in Atlanta
>(Snowboarding, anyone?)
>
>
>
>
>
>>________________________________
>> From: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- cytomedix -dot- com>
>>To: "TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)"
>><techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
>>Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 3:51 PM
>>Subject: RE: ghost town
>>
>>
>>If list traffic is slow, it means that thousands of new tech writers
>>aren't aware of the list's existence. In theory, someone other than the
>>moderators could volunteer to spread the good word. (Our wonderful and
>>dedicated moderators make sure that the list runs smoothly, and that's
>>already a lot.)
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>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: McLauchlan, Kevin
>>Sent: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 3:35 PM
>>To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>>Subject: RE: ghost town
>>
>>Or, maybe the archive on the site is now so perfectly searchable that it
>answers all questions and there's nothing new under the techwriter-ish sun.
>>
>>
>>Cool.
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Brian.Henderson
>>Sent: February-12-14 3:28 PM
>>To: McLauchlan, Kevin; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>>Subject: RE: ghost town
>>
>>Sounds like somebody doesn't have any actual WORK to do.
>>
>>-BrianH.
>>
>>-----Original Message----- From: Kevin McLauchlan
>>
>>Do I have to ask another really dumb question, to stir up some life in
>here?
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References:
ghost town: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: ghost town: From: Brian.Henderson
RE: ghost town: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: ghost town: From: Dan Goldstein
Re: ghost town: From: Ken Poshedly
RE: ghost town: From: Hannah Drake

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