It got a little chilly last night. Mike’s top five ways to tell it got a little chilly last night!
#5. A caroler going door to door, hit the high note in Good King Wenceslas and shattered.
#4. Even though you killed it, your Christmas tree was at least grateful to be inside.
#3. When you get off the bus this morning, you tell the driver “keep it running, I’ll be back in 8 hours.”
#2. At dinner, you decided not to go with metal knives and forks.
#1. Your dog plans to ‘Kegel’ until May.
This Top 5 list originally aired on January 22, 2008.
The Amphibex Excavator has been busy working around the clock, breaking up the ice. That name can be a bit of a tongue twister; Amphibex Excavator. Some people just call it the AE. Top five other names for the Amphibex Excavator.
#5. The Normrock Industries Amphibious Dredge (The NAID).
#4. The Ice Breaker Thingee (IBT).
#3. Large Barge (LB)!
#2. Big Yellow Floater Whacker (BYF-W).
#1. A 22 tonne, $300,000 re-election expense.
This Top 5 list originally aired on January 23, 2008.
Top five other ways of dealing with the ice on the Nechako.
#5. A really big Zamboni.
#4. I’m not sure – but – what if all the fish in the Nechako were to fart simultaneously.
#3. Charge $15 a seat, to watch it melt.
#2. Ask anyone who’s ever made an outdoor rink, pouring warm water on the ice will make it go away. Right?! No!
#1. The first annual Nechako ice fishing derby. 75,000 hole maximum, bring your own auger.
Almost the halfway point of winter. The top five signs winter is half done in PG:
#5. Just about everyone but you has either just come back from or is just about to go – south.
#4. You’re already starting to buy into that “this is a building year – we’ll have a great team next year” talk.
#3. The chairman of the board of Terasen gas has called twice to thank you for your support.
#2. Your drive way has two tracks, eleven inches high – from top to bottom.
#1. I can now draw a complete map of the Nechako ice jam by connecting the dots — the rock chips on my windshield
Top five things about a snowy weekend in Prince George
#5. You didn’t have to rake leaves.
#4. After setting the clocks back, you got an extra hour of shoveling in.
#3. At Canadian Tire, the line up for winter tires only slightly longer than the line up for snow shovels.
#2. You saw two penguins hitch hiking south (too much snow). And it’s really hard for penguins to hitch hike (no thumbs).
#1. However much snow you got; at least you know they have twice as much in the Hart
That was a real winter weekend we just had. Snow, blowing snow and very cold. Top five things it looked like when you went outside this weekend.
#5. The Polar Express.
#4. The before picture in a Head & Shoulders commercial.
#3. The living room carpet, after Whitney Houston sneezes.
#2. Mike Benny’s May legs.
#1. Prince George in December! What are you? New!?
These are the Top Five signs we’re in for a real doozy of a winter this year.
#5. The guys on the weather channel now refer to us as “those poor buggers”.
#4. Only guys with really, really hairy legs will be wearing kilts.
#3. Your dog is practicing his Kegel exercises. He plans on holding it til next May.
#2. The mayor has planned even more overseas trips (errr trade missions) than usual this winter.
#1. Canada geese flying south are taking all of their stuff with them.
Top five ways you can tell you’re getting ready for a Prince George winter.
#5. You suddenly wake at 5am and feel the urge to drive someone to the Kin Centres.
#4. You started stashing away nuts and berries.
#3. Instead of an apple and bottled water in your brief case – a bag of fishermen friends and a strechy bandage.
#2. You’ve already put aside $500 for December’s natural gas bill – and you’re saving up a grand for January.
#1. If someone yells “Go”, you automatically say “Cougars!”
This winter could be chilly. This might be a good time to consider other ways to keep your heating costs down this winter. Like..
#5. Getting all those Spruce Capital Rocks sweaters out of the closet.
#4. Try switching to a lined-thong.
#3. Replace the usually window Insulator kits with nine inch Styrofoam sheeting!
#2. The back of the TV doubles as hand warmer and clothes dryer!
#1. Eat twice as much as you normally do. Blubber has four times the R value of fiberglass insulation!