REPRINT 1944: The Other Abominable Snowman
It is patriotic to hoard coal, stated this 1944 advertisement from Farmers Coop Co, because "dealers stocks will be kept at maximum to provide for any emergency."
Next post at noon.... Posted on 12/6/09 at 4:00 AM
Andre Gebremariam places a stick arm in the snowman as his mother, Jasmine Monier, and sister, Nadia Gebremariam, look on Thursday afternoon in Worthington. The (relatively) warm weather and sunshine combine to make optimal conditions for snowballs and snow sculptures.
The area’s snowfall is rapidly disappearing faster than Minnesota Viking head coach Brad Childress’ popularity and playoff hopes as the team takes on Green Bay this weekend in what could be the last chance for the team and their coach.
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