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Here we are on the 20th of April and it is cold and wet more days than it was in February. My granddaughter has not yet had a track meet because it has not quit snowing in Minnesota. In fact, they got approximately 20″ last weekend. To say the least, their track meet was cancelled. For the last several Mondays we haven’t had to follow the weather forecast. You can just write in cold or snow.You have to feel sorry for the athletes because there is no way for them to get fully prepared for fierce competition. Multi-purpose gyms are helpful, but they don’t prepare you for the quick response that you need for the outdoor sports. What you wind up with are pulled muscles and various other injuries. We have to expect this type of weather occasionally, but this is the second spring in a row when we have been plagued with unusually cold, wet, and damp weather. Last year we were not able to have the County Track Meet because of inclimate weather. This meet is held in May!Spring sports mean outdoor sports. If we are really having global warming, why is it not warmer than usual instead of colder? I think a better term might be global mess-ups. Something is sure wrong and I’m not sure global warming is the term.