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November 28, 2013 8:40 PM

Yvonne Holt: Many of winter’s firsts come in November

November is a time of winter “firsts.” It’s funny how we became tired of the summer heat we so desperately craved. Now we crave the cold. We wish longingly for that first winter cold snap, when the temperatures finally drop and we put our socks and sweat pants on again. There’s anticipation of the first big rainstorm, when the air is finally cleansed of smog and dust, and the layers of dust are rinsed off the leaves of the trees and the roads.

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