The weather disconnect
By the time you read this, the temperature should be past its first dip into single digits and making its way back up for slightly more pleasant, if not still blustery, seasonal weather.
Weather, it’s what most polite people converse about when they don’t know what else to say. Don’t have anything in common with your neighbor other than the street you live on? Talk about the weather. Run into that ‘friend’ you actually cannot stand but feel you need to be polite to, bringing up the weather will give you something to bond over.
Is there anything else in the world so universally a...