Reason #1 to live in the Arctic
Reason #2 to live in the Arctic
This sort of nonsense doesn't happen in the latitudes of the far North. (not with sand, anyway)
Reason #3 to live in the Arctic
No tornados or cyclones or twisters, whatever the name of the day is - not in the arctic!
Further Reasons to Live in the Arctic (in no particular order):
Thunder (and Lightning) storms are vanishingly rare.
70 to 75 degrees Fahrenheit are considered HOT days.
24 hour sun for 20 days in June, 24 hour Dark for 20 days in December, equal 12hr sun/dark at March and September Equinoxes. Always changing!
The Sun is in a different position at any given time of the day. In other words, that morning commute 'sun in your eyes' will only be for about a week.
Aurora Borealis -the Northern Lights- always inspiring and viewable 6-9 months of the year!
No fleas, no cockroaches, no ticks, few spiders (unless you bring 'em with you).
Little chance of sunburn, sunstroke or skin cancer.
Less light pollution for viewing the stars and planets.
Less crowding, less traffic. You can usually walk where you need to go.
Cold air is heavier, so aircraft fly better in the cold (to a certain degree).
With Global Warming, the climate is only improving!
Sure, we get lots of snow, but it's the sort you brush off the steps with a broom- crystalline and dry, not the heavy wet kind. And yes, we get temperatures down to -40 before wind chill, but hey, we're not living out of doors! Just one 5-10 minute shuffle to work or school in the morning and afternoon or to the store per day.
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