RAIN AND SNOW BEFORE 2 PM, THEN RAIN LIKELY BETWEEN 2 PM AND 5 PM, THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER 5 PM. HIGH NEAR 42.
Translation: we have no idea.
The situation has left schools, daycares, and after school programs closed and work open, forcing some parents to decide who’s going to be sick so they can call in a day off, and some grandparents to change their plans for the day when the call-in-a-day scenario doesn't work. I’m not sure how the decision-makers think it’s supposed to work to say yea, ok, the kids can stay home, but you can’t. Then again, the schools have to be mindful of lawsuits if a bus gets in an accident, whereas if there’s a wreck on the evening commute – lousy luck, dude! That’s what insurance is for. And as for teachers and administrative staff, it’s congratulations, you get a day off, and you get to make it up on a nicer day when you’d rather be off and could actually enjoy life except we forced you to take a day off when it was crappy and you couldn’t do anything.
Meanwhile, the meteorologists get away with saying gibberish like above and get to keep their jobs, whereas an error rate like that in any other industry would be grounds for investigation, hearings, dismissals, and plenty of screaming everywhere. Would you go to a tax preparer who filed right 50% of the time? How about a doctor or dentist? Or a chiropractor (ouch!)? Or a barber/cosmetologist? Or a restaurant? Or a dry cleaner, where you don’t know whose clothes you’re getting? Oh wait, that happens in nursing homes. Never mind.
My point is that you humans have created one messed up world. Really. The decisions your leaders force on you are absurd sometimes. I’m not talking along party lines, either. It’s all down to an overall lack of common sense all across the board.
But what do I know? I’m just a conure. And now, this conure is going to play on my snow day. While it’s raining outside. Because that apparently makes plenty of sense to you silly humans. You may get stuck in ice, even though it’s too warm to freeze.
That’s all today. Take care, and have a good rest of the week.