it might be getting colder outside,

but mercifully not as cold as it is here.

Still, with our love affair of penguins going strong and Big W’s love of the Werner Herzog’s “Encounters at the End of the World” raging on, we’ll have to stop by UNC Global’s exhibit “Ice Counterpoint: Encounters in Antarctica and the Arctic” sometime soon.  I’m sure the kids will love the large scale photography, but I am eager to explore the bold claim in the press release that “North Carolina will be particularly affected”  by changes in the polar regions.  No doubt that the transformation of Antarctica and the Arctic would have profound effects on the world as a whole, but I am curious as to how they will pull off targeting these effects to my small bit of personal geographical real estate versus, say, an equally charming parcel of land in Virginia.  We shall see…

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