In Response to Re: COLD & SNOW BUT IT'S OH SO WORTH IT!:
I grew up with the cold and snow in Iowa, then moved to the mountains of Colorado, but have been in southern California since 1975. No more cold, snow, tornadoes, ice, or mosquitos for me, thank you very much.
Posted by Verlee T
Good morning I have relatives in both California and Colorado and have been there California has very bad pollution smog long hot summers wild fires desert dry Santa Ana winds making breathing impossible with the smoke and smog overcrowding high crime & high living expenses Colorado once a beautiful state.. is way overcrowded bumper to bumper traffic even in the parks we were in there must have been 50 hikers every hundred yards at Estes state park/rocky mtns The entire state is over developed the cost of living is very high there is no peace &quiet no serenity unless you are a millionaire living on a mountain top where there is ice & snow(need chains) plus Colorado in most parts get lots of snow & cold in mountains and surrounding areas like Denver just like we do they also have long hot summers & many wild fires creating air pollution and destroying forest lands which we do not We have no sales tax on groceries and only 5% on other goods very low crime rate kids can play outside we have deer & even a black bear(once in awhile) We do not have any poisonous snakes or poisonous spiders no fire ants or mold or mildew We have deer, rabbits, chipmunks and even a black bear in our backyard from time to time
We have 4 wheel trucks plugins on our vehicles shovels boots goose down coats warm gloves& scarves.. come April everything changes It is a trade-off everything has a price and you have to determine what makes you happier
Coffee time !! love the international delight's new sweet cream coffee creamer Please click on the pictures to get a better view One more thing.. gonna be below 0 for the next few nights Payback can be a __ itch BBBBBrrrr have to put another log on the fire! ..making Chicken Gumbo stew tonight!