Since I moved to Minnesota, Grumpy Old Men has taken on a deeper resonance. According to the weatherman, the next heatwave (translate: temperatures above freezing) won’t be until December 10, when we might see the 40s. Following the ads on T.V. suggesting that I not hibernate this winter, I’m trying to peek my head out once in a while. The lakes look different fresh-frozen, before they haul all the fishing houses out on them.