Old Man Winter is kickin’ out the hits, more than the late DJs Gary Owens and Casey Kasem. But now the warm-weather states got a taste of Winter with ice and snow. My friend Evelyn who lives in Virginia, whom I mentioned in my post on Saturday, enjoyed a day off from work after Richmond got 8 inches of snow. She texted me, eager to show off her icicles which were lined up in a row and already starting to drip. All my school buddies who have moved to warmer climates posted photos on their respective Facebook walls to show the ice and snow on their decks and in and around their yards as well. Just the other day, a South Carolina pal spoke about her honeysuckle bush that had bloomed and the frogs that were already croaking in the nearby creek. I must admit I was jealous for that weather – but not for what they are dealing with now. Southeast Michigan enjoyed a weather break today – it got to 20 degrees! Just perfect for trotting out and grabbing yourself a fad-laden, wonderful-tasting paczki for Fat Tuesday if you were so inclined. Some people were lined up as early as 3:00 a.m. for these delectable goodies.