Most of my winter preparedness tips are meant for families who live in the city, have to deal with school closings, or deal with a commute out of town to work.
But if you live on a country road or on a farm setting where you have animals to care for – and yes, that includes a lot of Monroe County residents – you need to read The Homesteader’s Blizzard Checklist at The Prairie Homesteader.
What? You think it doesn’t snow that bad in southeast Michigan and northwest Ohio?
Ask those who lived here at the time what December 1974, January 1977 and January 1978 were like.