So Its Cold, Suck It Up Princess!

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This will probably be the one and only time y’all will ever hear me talking shit about the people in the great state of Texas. But, since I live northeast of Houston Texas I think I will take this opportunity to say my piece. Correct, snow and ice this far south is not a common sight and when Texans see it they absolutely freak out. Texans close public places, government places, roads, airports, bridges, and businesses. Why? Well, they claim we are not “equipped” to drive or be outside in these conditions. In other words, many Texans get cold and they let their pussies hang out for the world to see. When these weather conditions happen I just want to yell “Suck it up princess” because 99.9% of the time it isn’t quite as bad as they make it out to be. The sky isn’t falling or anything. Tell y’all the truth, it’s a bit embarrassing for me, because nobody knows how to act here in inclimate weather. Is it cold outside, depends on what one knows as cold. For people here tho, where this kind of shit isn’t normal, they freak out. For me, I really don’t care because the conditions are still tolerable. I don’t know, it’s strange how people act around here with a little snow and ice. Perhaps that is why we don’t see many Texans moving up north because mentally we are not equipped to handle below freezing temperatures. Who knows.

On the flip side, my year round ducks don’t seem to be minding it too much as they tool around the pond this morning. Perhaps they know that the “wintery mix” will pass sometime in the next few hours and we will get back to normal. I was up this morning bright and early to be into work by 6:30am and I will admit the roads were a little slick. I didn’t see any ice personally but I did see a few accidents on the way to work. The further north a person gets from where I live saw more than we did, one has to get up past the frost line to really be impacted, which they did, I saw on the news they had got 4″ of snow. What are we to do? Don’t these people know that life must go on, that life must press forward, and that living here we all know that we will be in the mid-70s again in a day or so. In my entire life I have never understood why people freak out and get their panties in such a twist when it gets a little chilly. I still wore shorts in to work today, although I did slip on a hoody to keep my core warm. Okay, I’m done. My fellow Texans frustrate me a bit because they freak out and start acting like giant pussies when it drops below freezing but we all know this isn’t shit compared to what the yankees up north deal with for way longer periods of time.

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One response to “So Its Cold, Suck It Up Princess!

  1. I wish I lived somewhere where snow and ice was a freak occurrence, and the whole world shut down till it all thawed out again. I’m in Canada, and I’ll tell you, we have two seasons: heat wave, and winter. And winter lasts about 8 months, with 4-5 of those months with snow storms and ice storms, and hail and black ice, and the rest of the time it’s so cold that you’ll die if you spend any significant time outside without twenty layers and a snowsuit on. 4 inches of snow? Pffffttt… punks. A few weeks ago I had to chisel 4 inches of solid ice off my car to get the doors open!!! And no, that’s not special. Nobody gets the day off work, and it has to be dangerous to your life to travel before they’ll shut down schools. Oh, and did I mention, your boss will still reprimand you if you’re late: you live in Canada. You should know that all winter long you need to just be prepared to leave your house an extra four hours early, other responsibilities, or sleep, be damned.

    I will say I’m happy y’all are getting a tiny taste of life up here. The one time I got to go to Texas, all I heard about was the famous heat and how glorious the warmth will be. I packed cute little shorts and tank tops and sandals… And it was freezing. The entire week. In may. I was so annoyed lol.

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