GENEVA -- Reason Number 1 that living in a temperate, varied climate like the Northeast may be preferable to what you believe about the allegedly blissful Sun Belt.
With increasing frequency, all that heat powers forces that make a few months of winter cold look a whole lot more bearable. The 1.5 million people in the unpredictable path of this current hurricane are having to pack up, head for higher ground and wonder if they'll have a home to return to in a week or so.
Our "bad weather'' this summer has fueled a bumper crop of apples, corn, grapes and hops. A pretty good upside to a little too much rain.