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Our view: This cold relationship is over; just go away

We found a soggy letter washed up on the shore of the St. Louis River in Scanlon this week and thought we'd share it with readers who likely can relate:

Dear Old Man Winter,

Let's just start off with this old saw: It's not you, precisely. It's me. We need to break up.

Well, maybe it is a bit more you. Yes, you've been rather warm the past six months, and you are just being you when it comes to, well, wintry stuff. But lately you've been messy, and I've asked you time and again to clean up your act, especially since the vernal equinox in March.

I guess maybe the last few weeks have sealed the d...

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