It will all balance itself out. I saw from someone's posting on another listserv earlier today that Fairbanks, AK is supposed to be a balmy -38 by midweek. That sounds like we may end up seeing a cold snap in the northern states by the end of the year. MEANT 2B PS. Maybe I should have looked at Anchorage and Juneau as well. Fairbanks is always cold as ----.