Moose are disappearing from the upper Midwest. The scientists say it's because of global warming, although that's what they always say when anything goes wrong. A few years ago it was Arabs.
Last week it was ridiculously cold here. We coped. Life went grumpily on. There was even talk of airlifting blankets to polar bears threatened by the growing ice sheet. Today, it was above freezing and the city was in chaos. Traffic was snarled, schools and offices were closed, mail on many routes went undelivered. It's as if the moose are running the asylum.