CHRISTMAS A HALLMARK MYTH

I grew up in the Midwest during the end of what climatologists call the Little Ice Age a short period of time when the Northern Hemisphere was supposedly much colder than normal. What I recall about winter up through my undergraduate college days are frequent lienmachine1ltd cold snaps and snow falling shortly after Thanksgiving accompanied by a season-long hard freeze. We built snowmen had snowball fights and sledded down a hill at the local cemetery for the entire month of December. Snow continued to fall…