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This Afternoon

Hi35° Slight Chance Rain/Snow and Patchy Fog


Lo28° Slight Chance Rain/Snow and Patchy Fog then Patchy Fog


Hi34° Areas Fog then Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo25° Partly Cloudy


Hi28° Mostly Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo17° Patchy Freezing Fog


Hi28° Patchy Freezing Fog

Wednesday Night

Lo21° Mostly Cloudy


Hi27° Mostly Cloudy

Thursday Night

Lo24° Mostly Cloudy

Salute spring with strawberry shortcake

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Salutations, meant to welcome the reader, come in all kinds of dreary.

“Dear” seems unduly cozy. It brings to mind the long-coupled couple. The Dear implicated in “Have you seen my earrings, Dear?” shoulders a burden unknown to Dear Cardholder.

“To Whom it May Concern” begs the snide retort. If a letter is that vague about its destination, it may concern no whom.

“Greetings” only works for aliens, “Good Evening” for vampires, “Darling” for the paperback cad. “Hello” suits Kitty.…

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