Between hurricanes and blizzards, this has been a winter to remember for retirees Jerry and Cassy Venters of Lander.
Normally, they head to their condo on Sanibel Island off the Florida coast and never worry about cold weather or even winter-style clothes.
But Hurricane Ian pretty much destroyed Sanibel and the Venters found themselves spending winter in Lander for the first time in years.
No problem. Winters over the past three years have been warm and open. No snow. No harsh freezes.
But this year? Yikes.
“Thank God for Walmart and thrift stores,” Cassie says, as she and her hu...