As another historic winter storm slams into Martha's Vineyard, let us remember these famous words: give me liberty or give me .... oh, wrong quote. This is the one I was looking for:
Snow is so scarce today that most Virginia children probably don’t own a sled.
-- Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., September 24, 2008
Update: the kids in Virginia might not have sleds, but the kids in Washington, DC, certainly do, and they all look new. No cardboard sleds, which most of us grew up with: