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Ouchie [Feb. 15th, 2007|03:53 pm]
Kelly J. Cooper
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Ya know what's more slippery than ice?

Wet ice.

It's hard out there for a pimp pedestrian.
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[User Picture]From: gothtique
2007-02-15 09:02 pm (UTC)
yes... the ice is sucking... in a well lubricated, gravitational sort of way...
Other than that... the sun is nice, the temperature is decent... it would be a lovely february day.
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[User Picture]From: kimberlogic
2007-02-15 09:08 pm (UTC)
*hugs*

I wish you good traction and some, er, ice and ibuprofen for your current injury.
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[User Picture]From: kjc
2007-02-15 09:13 pm (UTC)
Actually, I didn't fall, I'm just sore from the walking and nearly losing my footing constantly. And from shoveling the icy muck yesterday.

I actually got traction thingers for Xmas last year (these rubber thingers with studs on the bottom that you put over your boots) and, of course, I can't FIND them.
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[User Picture]From: bedfull_o_books
2007-02-15 09:19 pm (UTC)

If wishes were horses...

It would be so cool if the good people of Somerville believed in putting sand on their sidewalks. Just saying.

More Ibuprophen in my future too.
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[User Picture]From: kjc
2007-02-16 12:01 am (UTC)

Re: If wishes were horses...

Well, we do put our own salt & sand mix on our part of our Somerville sidewalk. And our neighbors in the one side also keep their sidewalk scrupulously clean.

Unfortunately, we are in a tiny friggin' minority.
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[User Picture]From: erikred
2007-02-15 09:56 pm (UTC)
Of all the things I miss about living back East, the ice and slush do not make the list. Be safe.
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[User Picture]From: kjc
2007-02-16 12:01 am (UTC)
Heh. Yeah, it's pretty much not worth missing.

Thanks.
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[User Picture]From: hammercock
2007-02-16 04:48 am (UTC)
Oof, yeah. I've taken to comporting myself over the ice in not so much a walking, but a cross-country skiing, style. Less chance of a bad step, and fun!
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[User Picture]From: kjc
2007-02-16 05:36 am (UTC)
I love doing that. Unfortunately, with badly shoveled, melted-then-frozen, half-heartedly salted sidewalk ice it's more of a penguin shuffle. My knees and hips are killin' me.
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