A Blizzard Of Memories

Taking the measure of the most unforgettable winter storms of the past century.

January 26, 2000|By Carl Schoettler

Every big storm brings forth recollections of the snows of yesteryear. Every generation seems to have its own memorable blizzard. We recall some that are worth looking back at on a snowy morning.

After surviving the Superstorm of 1993, Russell Baker, columnist, essayist and memoirist, asked if a storm of the century was worse than a mother of all storms or a world-class storm. He forestalled calamity by rushing out to buy wine to drink by a roaring fire.

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