Letters to the Editor

Old-school meteorology

Dear Editor,

We have TV meteorologists today to tell us how the weather is going to be. If you have a phone with internet, you can check out the weather radar. Back in the day, we did our own predicting.

When I was a child, we had what was called a water bucket. The water bucket was usually metal — tin or aluminum — with rare cases plastic.

We all drank from the same bucket with the aid of a thing called a dipper. The dipper

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