We are refusing to give in to the metro-centric panic over the latest snowstorm. Take a drive outside of the area, and you can discover an entire economy that’s based on snow — people’s jobs depend on it. And, besides, it’s going to melt eventually.
Take it from a man in Muncie, Ind. It’s all about maintaining an attitude.
That’s the way you shovel snow.
Oh, and this isn’t:
As for you, Duluth, we’re not sure putting a camera on your shovel is doing it right, or doing it wrong.
Related: Rethinking The First Signs Of Spring (NPR).
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.