Ah, winter. No time of year looks so different from its actual reality. For those of us living in Northern climes, the end to this season cannot come soon enough. In honor of it being March, I daringly unsnapped the hood from my parka this morning, using only earmuffs and a scarf. Walking proud, I was.
Recently I started watching a Syfy channel show called “Helix”. It is about an outbreak of a mutant killer virus at a research station, and the CDC team sent to fix the problem. Of course, turns out there are far more nefarious things going on, and the plot twists come so fast and furious. The show isn’t great but it is great fun.
The locale for this research station is supposed to be in the Arctic, and there are frequent references to the -40 degree temperatures that exist…
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