A friend & Michigan expatriate sent me the Michigan Temperature Conversion Chart. I thought it might be nice to pair with some photos, and also that you might enjoy COLD, as performed by the Absolute Michigan Pool.
I’m told that sculptor Jim Gavril of East Lansing deserves the credit for the chart! Click the photos to view them bigger!
Texans turn on the heat and unpack the thermal underwear.
People in Michigan go swimming in the rivers.
North Carolinians try to turn on the heat.
People in Michigan plant gardens.
Californians shiver uncontrollably.
People in Michigan sunbathe.
Italian & English cars won’t start.
People in Michigan drive with the windows down.
Distilled water freezes.
Lake Michigan water gets thicker.
Floridians put on coats, thermal underwear, gloves and woolly hats.
People in Michigan throw on a flannel shirt.
Philadelphia landlords finally turn up the heat.
People in Michigan have the last cookout before it gets cold.
People in Miami all die.
People in Michigan lick the flagpole.
Californians fly away to Mexico.
People in Michigan get out their winter coats.
The Girl Scouts in Michigan are selling cookies door to door.
Polar bears begin to evacuate the Arctic.
Michigan Boy Scouts postpone “Winter Survival” classes until it gets cold enough.
Mount St. Helen’s freezes.
People in Michigan rent some videos.
Santa Claus abandons the North Pole.
Spartans get frustrated because they can’t thaw the keg.
Microbial life no longer survives on dairy products.
Cows in Michigan complain about farmers with cold hands.
ALL atomic motion stops (absolute zero in the Kelvin scale).
People in Michigan start saying, “Cold ’nuff for ya?”
Hell freezes over.
The Detroit Lions win the Super Bowl!
- Blindfold 2X by sterk1
- 28/365/1489 (July 9, 2012) – Squirrel Pancake at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) by cseeman
- Future Garden by Heart Windows Art
- Dwarfed by the giant crane by StormchaserMike Photography
- Fly By by Jamie Brokus
- Fozen Odyssey … Lake Michigan January 2007 color version by *ojoyous1*
- Brothers in Arms by docksidepress
- Not Gonna Grill No More by sunliner500
- N. State St. by william couch
- winter morning ritual by pizzo
- Zero degree windchill by StormchaserMike Photography
- Walk in the Woods by Rudy Malmquist
- No Better Artist than Mother Nature by Ed Roth
- Drunken Fools by Kristina_5
- Curious cows by buckshot.jones
- Winter Surfing! by Ross Nave
- Hell Froze Over!!! by Kathy~