View Full Version : Christmas and weather
01-19-2007, 09:26 PM
When I was a kid I lived in PA and it seems like it snowed every Christmas. What I remember may not really be what happened; I realize this. Still, to me Christmas isn't as magical without snow. Do you look back to your childhood for what Christmas ought to be?
01-19-2007, 09:42 PM
in my dreams every Christmas would have snow but the last several years have not lived up to that. However I recall eggnog a part of Christmas as long as I can remember Christmas. My dad drank it and family is what makes Christmas special for me.
01-19-2007, 10:26 PM
I have to go with eggnog too. That was the only thing we knew for sure that would (only) show up on Christmas.
I remember being around 12-13 and wearing shorts. It was so hot with all my family in the house that we started opening windows. Within a few hours my entire family was in the basement riding out a tornado warning. I found out that year Christmas doesnt always mean snow.
01-21-2007, 11:57 AM
as a kid I liked a lot of snow because there would be no school. I never liked shoveling it. Now I do like to shovel it and I like a lot of snow because it makes the holiday more festive. Come Feb or so I'm not liking the snow so much.
01-21-2007, 11:17 PM
Well I choose cold temps. We never get snow around Christmas, just rain, so I cant go with a White Christmas. Boo!
01-22-2007, 02:17 AM
Well, I chose cold temps, because it has to be cold, at least, for me. I'd love snow, but usually don't get it over here.
Can I add eggnog for a #2 choice? LOL
01-25-2007, 05:29 PM
I know people who take a family vacation and spend Christmas in Mexico or somewhere. I think if the whole family were along it might be fun to do something like that. I could handle laying on the beach, until a fishing ship mistook me for a whale and started shooting harpoons at me. :(
01-25-2007, 06:49 PM
Or some pesky do-gooders started rolling you back into the ocean and tried to clear your blow hole.
01-25-2007, 08:02 PM
Remember that episode of Seinfeld where George saved that whale by removing a golf ball from it's blow hole
01-25-2007, 08:39 PM
I remember it for other reasons!!!
03-25-2007, 10:57 AM
I don't recall a Christmas as a child without snow, these days it's the opposite.
03-26-2007, 10:32 AM
Up here in Wisconsin, we always had snow when I was growing up. Now days, it seems like it doesn't want to snow. With no snow, it seems to dampen the "magic" of Chirstmas.
04-08-2007, 09:48 PM
very much so.....I hope this trend reverses
04-09-2007, 08:53 PM
While I do not believe at all that the change of weather that has happened since our childhoods is in any way caused by us, I do recognize that there is a difference. I think the change back will eventually happen on it's own power, but I wouldn't expect it soon. It's a very slow process that can take 70 years or even a few centuries, but it always happens.
04-09-2007, 09:03 PM
Imagine how weather could effect laying hens thus changing the taste of eggnog
08-10-2007, 11:41 PM
Well I wouldn't say I've ever been to the beach on Christmas but it is warm. Actually it's one of those days that varies greatly from year to year. Two years ago it was 92 on christmas and last year it was like 75 degrees. But one thing for sure there is never any snow.
08-10-2007, 11:55 PM
I really like SNOW around Christmas... last year we only had 2 inches of snow in februray .. and it only lasted for 6 hours... this was the only snow I´ve seen last year... :roll:
08-13-2007, 10:41 PM
well im going to say cold temps....it seems more like chrismtas
when its cold becuase of all the movies and cartoons we see with snow
in them.so its normal to associate snow with christmas....plus its just
so nice to get new mits,mufflers and coats etc....
08-16-2007, 09:05 PM
nothing frigid, cold enuff for snow and to have the fireplace going
10-10-2007, 05:33 PM
got to be snow for me even though l can only remember there being snow on xmas day once and that was a few years ago, maybe 3 years ago!
10-15-2007, 09:23 AM
When I was a kid seemed like we always had a white Christmas and there was tons of snow.
02-25-2008, 07:20 PM
I need to go back through the records and find out if the Christmases were really all that snowy when I was a kid or if I am just transferring the few white ones to the rest. The mind does funny things...
02-25-2008, 07:34 PM
I do recall a few just because we had to get out and drive. But most of our snow came in January.
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