Daily Bread for 2.3.12

Good morning.

It’s a day of dense fog, with a high of thirty-seven, for Whitewater. In San Diego, it will be a sunny Friday with a high of sixty-seven.

On this day from 1917, an example of mistakes of German foreign policy: “In 1917, the United States broke off diplomatic relations with Germany, which had announced a policy of unrestricted submarine warfare.” So much better not to anger the United States.

If you’re still basking in the afterglow of Groundhog Day — and how could one not be? — the Wisconsin Historical Society has a page about the holiday that I missed yesterday, but to which I will readily link today.

Few people are missing the snow (I’m one of those few), but for those wondering, NASA offers answers about snow, snowfall, and (for some of us) the happy days of Snowmageddon 2010.